Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Afternoon patient neologism

"My spine is curved sideways. They said it's skeletonosis."

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

aaaaaaaaaaaah!

Horse On A Mattress said...

Ooh! Nice one. It's a usage that reminds one of the classic--and frighteningly persistent--favorite, "Oldtimer's disease."

outre said...

Damn it, I've been spelling it wrong all along.

MTS said...

At least your patient knows what a spine is...

myoclonicjerk said...

I'm stealing this for a Facebook quote.

Humincat said...

Well, he probably just meant "skulliosis" :) Minny

Anonymous said...

your blog is a much needed break.

Anonymous said...

As long as he doesn't have osteo mellitus along with it! :-)

thegooddrlaura said...

How do you keep from cracking up in the patient's face? Actually, I don't laugh in the room either, but sometimes I have to work to keep my head from shaking side to side.

arzt4empfaenger said...

Oh, I love this!

 
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