Are You Normal?

During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized.

“Well,” said the director, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to empty the bathtub.”


“Oh, I understand,” said the visitor. “A normal person would use the bucket because it’s bigger than the spoon or the teacup.”

Now which one did you chose? Don’t strain your brain, it’s not that hard of a question. Let’s see what the director said:

“No,” said the director. “A normal person would pull the plug. Now do you want a bed near the window?”