Hans was a Norwegian working at a fish plant up north in Duluth when he accidentally cut off all ten of his fingers. He went to the emergency room. When he got there, Dr. Nordsky looked at Hans and said, "Let's hafe da finkers and I'll see vhat I can do."
Hans said, "I hafen't got da finkers."
"Vhat do you mean, you hafen't got da finkers?" he asked. "Lordy! It's 2008! Ve got microsurgery and all kinds of incredible techniques. I could hafe put dem back on and made you like new! Vhy didn't you brink da finkers?"
Hans responded: "How da hell vas I suppose to pick dem up?