Can you spell Eucalyptus? Is that *really* the best question that the 911 operator can ask?
An older couple was at home one evening having a nice quiet dinner together when the husband suddenly collapsed on the floor clutching his chest in pain.
The wife rushed to the phone and dials 911. When the emergency operator answered, she said, ‘Quick, I need to get an ambulance over here right away. I think my husband is having a heart attack!’
The voice on the other end said, ‘We’re dispatching an ambulance now, ma’am. What’s the address?’
The wife replied, ‘1852 Eucalyptus.’
‘Can you spell that?’ asked the operator.
‘No I can’t. If you want, I can drag him over to Oak Street….’