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Never argue with a medic!

Old Oct 30th 2009, 12:32 am
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A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary surgeon. As she laid
her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened
to the bird's chest. After a moment or two, the vet shook his head
sadly and said; "I'm sorry, your duck (Cuddles) has passed away."

The distressed woman wailed; "Are you sure?"

"Yes, I am sure. The duck is dead." replied the vet.

"How can you be so sure?" she protested. "I mean you haven't done any
testing on him or anything. He might just be in a coma or something."

The vet rolled his eyes, turned around, and left the room. He returned
a few minutes later with a black Labrador Retriever. As the duck's
owner looked on in amazement, the dog stood on his hind legs, put his
front paws on the examination table, and sniffed the duck from top to
bottom. He then looked up at the vet with sad eyes and shook his head.

The vet patted the dog on the head and took it out of the room.

A few minutes later he returned with a cat. The cat jumped on the table
and also delicately sniffed the bird from head to foot. The cat sat
back on its haunches, shook its head, meowed softly, and strol led out
of the room.

The vet looked at the woman and said; "I'm sorry, but as I said, this
is most definitely, 100% certifiably, a dead duck."

The vet turned to his computer terminal, hit a few keys and produced a
bill, which he handed to the woman. The duck's owner, still in shock,
took the bill. "£150!" she cried; "£150 just to tell me my duck is
dead!?"

The vet shrugged; "I'm sorry. If you had just taken my word for it,
the bill would have been £20, but.....with the Lab Report and the Cat
Scan, it's now £150.

Sod the pound!
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Old Oct 30th 2009, 12:40 am
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Brilliant!!
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Old Oct 30th 2009, 12:43 am
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Excellent............. made my day that one!
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Old Oct 30th 2009, 4:16 am
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Old Oct 30th 2009, 6:40 am
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Old Oct 30th 2009, 10:32 am
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Great!!
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