Jon and Amanpreet were in a mental institution. This place had an annual contest
picking two of the best patients and gives them two questions. If they got them
correct, they're deemed cured and free to go.
Jon was called into the doctor's office first and asked if he understood that
he'd be free if he answered the questions correctly. The doctor said, "Jon, what
would happen if I poked out one of your eyes?"
Jon said, "I'd be half blind."
"That's correct. What if I poked out both eyes?"
"I'd be completely blind." The doctor stood up, shook Jon's hand, and told him
he was free.
On Jon's way out, as the doctor filled out the paperwork, Jon mentioned the exam
to Amanpreet. He told him what questions were going to be asked and gave him the
So Amanpreet came in. The doctor went thru the formalities and asked, "What
would happen if I cut off one ear?"
Amanpreet, remembering what Jon had said was the correct answer said, "I'd be
The doctor looked a little puzzled, but went on. "What if I cut off the other
"I'd be completely blind," Amanpreet answered.
"Amanpreet, can you explain how you'd be blind?"
"My hat would fall down over my eyes."