A Soft Job Job
DR. PEARSON, on the day of my release from the hospital, warned me that I would have to be careful for at least a year and advised me not to return to the nerve wracking profession of journalism.
"Get into some calmer line of work," he said, "something that won't be much of a physical or mental strain."
"What, for instance, Duck?"★ I inquired.
"The calmest, most leisurely calling I can think of," replied the doctor, "is that of a ticket agent in a large railroad terminal."
In compliance with this hint, I investigated and found that applicants for such a position were required to take a week's____________________
Author's note: The author meant what he said. Pearson was a notorious quack.