The pharmacist arrives at work to find a frightened-looking man leaning against the wall.
"What's wrong with him?" the pharmacist asks his clerk.
"He wanted cough medicine, but I couldn't find any, so I gave him a laxative."
"Laxatives won't cure a cough, " yells the owner.
"Sure they will. Look at him. He's afraid to cough."
Reader's Digest - February 2008