The Cab Driver
by Shirley B.
The passenger tapped the cab driver on the shoulder to ask him
something. The driver screamed, lost control of the car, nearly hit a
bus, went up on the sidewalk, and stopped inches from a
department store window.
For a second everything went quiet in the cab, then the driver
said, "Look mister, don't ever do that again. You scared me half to
The passenger apologized and said he didn't realize that a
little tap could scare him so much.
The driver replied, "You're right. I'm sorry. Really, it's not
your fault. Today is my first day as a cab driver. I've been
driving a hearse for 25 years."