Keshto Mukherjee's wife calls the doctor, stating that her
husband has taken ill. The doctor asks if she had taken his
temperature; she replied that she hadn't but would and then call
When she hadn't called within a half hour, the doctor called and
asked what had happened. She said 'Well, I didn't have a
thermometer, so I put a barometer on his chest and it said dry, so I
gave him a pint and he went off to work!'