Laughter the Best Medicine Archive- Doctors, Opticians and Dentists.

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20 years

A SHORT HISTORY OF MEDICINE: “Doctor, I have an ear ache.” (This one is dear to my heart)

2000 B.C. – “Here, eat this root.”
1000 B.C. – “That root is heathen, say this prayer.”
1850 A.D. – “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.”
1940 A.D. – “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.”
1985 A.D. – “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.”
2000 A.D. – “That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root!”

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Before the Operation

A man was wheeling himself frantically down the hall of the hospital in his wheelchair, just before his operation.

A nurse stopped him and asked, “What’s the matter?”

He said, “I heard the nurse say, It’s a very simple operation, don’t worry. I’m sure it will be all right.”

“She was just trying to comfort you. What’s so frightening about that?”

“She wasn’t talking to me. She was talking to…

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