Joe's Surgery The surgeon said, 'Joe, the good news is I can cure your headaches of 20 years. The bad news is that it will require castration. You have a very rare condition, your headache is caused by your testicles pressing on your spine and the pressure going to your head. The only way to relieve the pressure is to remove the testicles.' Joe was shocked and depressed. He wondered if he had anything to live for. But Joe had no life as such for the past 20 years anyway. It was ruined by this nasty headache he suffered day and night. Joe had no choice but to go under the knife. When he left the hospital, Joe was without a headache for the first time in 20 years, but he felt like he was missing an important part of himself. Joe still felt a bit depressed and thought he had to do something to get out of it! As he walked down the street, Joe realized that he could make a new beginning and live a new life. He felt like a different person already. Joe saw a men's clothing store and thought, 'That' what I need... A new suit.' He entered the shop and told the salesman in the suits department, 'I'd like a new suit.' The elderly tailor eyed him briefly and said, 'Let's see... size 44, Long…' Joe smiled in agreement, 'That's right, how did you know?' ‘Been in the business 60 years, sir!' the tailor said. Joe tried on the suit and it fit perfectly. As Joe admired himself in the mirror, the salesman asked, 'How about a new shirt?' Joe thought for a moment and then said, 'Sure.' The experienced tailor eyed Joe and said, 'Let's see, 34 sleeves and 16-1/2 neck.' Joe was surprised. 'That's right! How did you know?' 'Been in the business 60 years', beamed the elderly salesman with pride. Joe tried the shirt on and it fit perfectly. Joe walked comfortably around the shop and the experienced elderly salesman asked again, 'How about some new underwear, sir?' Joe thought for a moment and said, 'Sure, why not?' The salesman said, 'Let's see.... size 36... Joe laughed, 'Aha! Gotcha! I've worn a size 34 since I was 18.' The salesman shook his head, 'Oh, no, no, no. You can't wear a size 34. A size 34 would press your testicles up against the base of your spine… and give you one hell of a headache.'