Hal answered the phone and immediately sneezed – right into the mouthpiece. His buddy, Paco, who was on the other end said, “Geez, thanks. Guess it’s pollen a’calling, eh, Hal?”
Hal wiped his nose on his sleeve (he regretted that as soon as he saw the rather gross trail it left) and replied, “Aw, sorry, Paco. It just came on outta nowhere. I been doin’ it all day. You’d think I have allergies or something.”
Paco chuckled and said, “It’s OK, Hal. I’ve heard worse things on the phone before. So, anywho, if you’ve been sneezing so much, maybe you do have allergies.”
“Naw,” retorted Hal, “my mom thought I did when I was little and she had the doc test me. Nada. Guess I’m just a natural sneezer or something.”
“Hey, man, maybe you’re like me,” said Paco.
Whaddya mean, bean? Wait…no…you got asthma. That’s not me, Paco,” quipped Hal. “I got no coughin’ or wheezin’ or nothin’. I’ve just been sneezing with this (more…)