Ted (merovingian) wrote,
Ted
merovingian

Jimmy has seen some crazy things.

"Believe me, when you've been a paramedic as long as I have, you see some crazy things," Jimmy said.

"How long have you been a paramedic?" I asked politely.

"Three hundred and fifty billion years," he replied.

"But! But!" I stammered, "The history of medicine doesn't -- I mean, the human race is only -- actually, the Big Bang wasn't --"

"I know, I know," he said wearily, "The Big Bang was only less than ten billion years ago. I know more than anyone that it's been a long time. And I haven't taken a single day off, not even weekends. Let me tell you, my feet are killing me. Believe me, it's no picnic."

I believe you, Jimmy. Drinks are on me tonight, man.
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