prompt word: ‘damage’ 24/7/2020
After his terrible motor-bike accident, the surgeons and neurologists told Gustav he had severe brain damage. He unexpectedly quipped, “You MUST be joking.”
An unusual statement for most, but Gus was born in the country where ‘joking addiction’ was first defined and named… Witzelsucht.
It was true — Gustav’s wits ALL were such that he found humour in everything he perceived.
Even the bed pan had its moment in the sun when his wife visited, and with a deadpan face he said,
“Darling, it’s funny, but I don’t think my bed pan is the only thing that’s full of sh….”