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I mentioned my best friend because one of the questions was "do you like mannish women?".  He, feeling a little froggy, wrote in the margin instead of filling in the yes/no bubble, wrote, "I don't know, I've never been to the country of Mannish".  I found the reply hilarious, but he was called in to speak with the shrink about it for about two hours.

Reminds me of how the physicist Richard Feynman was found psychologically unfit for military service in WWII...

The brainless should not be in banking -- Willem Buiter

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Mar 24th, 2010 at 06:30:56 AM EST
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Didnt think it was till after the war (As he was busy with the bomb)

Myspance/Richard Feynman-    
Uncle Sam Doesn't Need You!

After the war the army was scraping the bottom of the barrel to get the guys for the occupation forces in Germany. Up until then the army deferred people for some reason other than physical first (I was deferred because I was working on the bomb), but now they reversed that and gave everybody a physical first.

   That summer I was working for Hans Bethe at General Electric in Schenectady, New York, and I remember that I had to go some distance-I think it was to Albany - to take the physical.

   I get to the draft place, and I'm handed a lot of forms to fill out, and then I start going around to all these different booths. They check your vision at one, your hearing at another, they take your blood sample at another, and so forth.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Wed Mar 24th, 2010 at 06:56:12 AM EST
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