Subject: Fw: JUST A TAP ON THE SHOULDER
A passenger in a taxi leaned over to ask the driver a question and tapped him
on the shoulder. The driver screamed, lost control of the cab, nearly hit a bus,
drove up over the curb, and stopped just inches from a large plate glass window
of a restaurant.
For a few moments everything was silent in the cab, and then the still shaking
driver said, "I'm really sorry, but you scared the heck out of
The frightened passenger apologized to the driver and said he didn't realize
a mere tap on the shoulder could frighten him so.
The driver replied, "No, no, it's entirely my fault. Today is my first
day driving a cab. I've been driving a hearse for the last 25 years."