Thursday, 30 August 2012

that paget chap

Mother:  Yes, she's got a rare problem

Me:  Ok, what's that?

Mother:  Well, I can't remember exactly what happens when you've got it, but it's bad and rare. 

Me:  What's it called?

Mother:  Paget's something or other

Me: Oh. 

Mother:  That chap from the Paget invented it.

Me:  You mean 'James Paget'?

Mother:  That's him.  He invented it. 

Me:  He didn't 'invent' it.

Mother:  What?

Me:  He 'discovered' it. 

Mother:  Well that's the same thing.  

Me:  er....

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