I knew a guy who had his tongue cut out in WW2....He never talks about it though.

Paddy is looking in a shop window then goes inside. He says to the assistant "Is the notice in the window correct...Suits $10, Shirts $1.50" That's right replies the assistant so Paddy says "I'll have four suits and four shirts," Ther assistant says "Paddy, this is a dry cleaners. Phil
Don't shoot the messenger