"HYPNOTIST AT A SENIOR CENTER "
It was entertainment night at the Lufkin, Texas
Senior Center and over 300 seniors came to see
the show. Claude the hypnotist exclaimed:
"I'm here to put you into a trance;
I intend to hypnotize each and every member of the audience."
The excitement was almost electric as Claude
withdrew a beautiful antique pocket watch from his coat.
"I want you each to keep your eye on this antique watch.
It's a very special watch. It's been in my family for six generations."
He began to swing the watch gently back and forth while quietly chanting,
"Watch the watch, watch the watch, and watch the watch..."
The crowd became mesmerized as the watch swayed
back and forth, light gleaming off its polished surface.
Hundreds of pairs of eyes followed the swaying watch,
until, suddenly, it slipped from the hypnotist's fingers
and fell to the floor, breaking into a hundred pieces.
“SHIT!” said the Hypnotist.
"It took three days to clean up the Senior Center