January 16, 2013 by meximo70
Receptionist: Hi, how can we help you today?
Me: i have a 12 o’clock appointment.
Receptionist: “Meximo Gundersen?”
Me: yep, that’s me.
Receptionist: you know your own name! that’s good! you’re doing very well! now, how about your birthdate?
Me: er…June 13, 1970.
Receptionist: you’re doing better than most. How about your address?
Receptionist: aww, you lost. You were doing really good though.
Nurse: Are you hawaiian?
Me: well, i was born there. But my polynesian heritage is from New Zealand.
Receptionist: I was there and in Australia! I did the poi dance with a maori dance group out there. Can you do the Haka?
Me: not very well.
Me: er…no, i don’t do things like that for free.
Nurse: oh, c’mon, i’ve never seen a “haka” before.
Receptionist: Yeah, c’mon. At least show us the face they make when the warriors do the haka.
Nurse: oh, yeah, let’s see that!
Doctor: he’s even samoan!
Nurse: no, he’s Hawaiian, he just said it.
Me: actually, i’m Maori…but…
Receptionist: yeah, guys, he’s Maori. They’re from New Zealand.
Nurse: but he said he was born in Hawaii?