The aspiring psychiatrists were attending their first
class on emotional extremes.
"Just to establish some parameters," said the
professor to the student from Arkansas, "What is the opposite of joy?"
"Sadness," said the student.
And the opposite of depression?" he asked of the
young lady from Oklahoma. "Elation," said she.
"And you sir," he said to the young man from
Texas, "how about the opposite of woe?" The Texan replied, "Sir, I believe that
would be giddy-up."