To assess Pete’s state of mind the psychiatrist told him he was
going to make some random marks on the paper and Pete
was to tell him what he saw.
After the first mark Pete replied, “That’s Madonna in the
For the second mark he said, “That’s my next door
neighbour stark naked,” and for the third mark, “That’s the
whole of my wife’s knitting circle with no clothes on.”
The psychiatrist looked up exasperated.
“The trouble with you, Pete, is that you’re obsessed with
“Get off,” retorted Pete angrily. “You’re the one drawing the