51. Disappearance of a Lego

Mike was having a beer in the living one evening while watching a football game. His -year-old son Rob was playing with Legos on the . "Hey Dad, bet I can make one of Legos disappear," Rob told his dad. Mike was half paying attention to his son since his team was playing. "Uh huh," Mike absent-mindedly answered. "! I made it disappear!" Rob said proudly. Mike his son what his secret was. "A magician tells," Rob said while tapping his nose. Mike his shoulders. "Guess, Daddy. Guess!" Rob encouraged.

Mike guessed the Lego was in his son's pocket. was wrong. Then Mike guessed that the Lego in his son's sock. That too was a guess. Mike gave up. "It's in my nose, !" Rob proudly declared. Mike spit out his beer rushed to look up his son's nose. He 't see anything up there. He went to the junk drawer and took out a small flashlight. looked up his son's nose again. He still 't see the bright yellow Lego piece. "Are you it's up there?" Mike asked his son. Rob . "Does it hurt?" Mike asked. Rob shook his .

Mike didn't want to stick anything up his 's nose to try and take out the mini brick out. He was scared he would push Lego up higher and hurt his son. "I we have to go to the hospital," Mike his son. Rob looked scared. It was a drive to the hospital emergency room. Mike felt the most negligent dad in the world when told the triage nurse the reason for the . "My son has a Lego stuck up his nostril," Mike said in a low voice.