Paciente: Doctor, veo elefantes azules.
Doctor: ¿No ha visto a un psiquiatra?
Paciente: No, sólo veo elefantes azules.
Grammar – Gramática
Remember that in Spanish the adjective (describing word) goes after the noun (the thing it describes)
Casa pequeña = Small house
Also the adjective needs to have the same gender (masculine or feminine) and number (singular or plural).
Casa pequeña = Small house (singular)
Casas pequeñas = Small houses (plural)
Barco pequeño = Small boat (singular)
Barcos pequeños = Small boats (plural)
The plural form of azul is azules
Elefante azul (singular)
Elefantes azules (plural)
The patient thinks that the doctor is asking if he has seen a psychiatrist in front of him, just like the blue elephants when in fact he is asking whether he has seen a psychiatrist in the sense of getting help from one.
Hope you enjoyed this Spanish joke of the week.