Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Timing is everything

Dr. Grumpy: "Hi, I'm Dr. Grumpy."

Patient: "Hello, I'm Lisa Pine."

Dr. Grumpy: "Are you related to Dr. Pine, the oncologist?"

Patient: "No, but I see a lot of his patients."

Dr. Grumpy: "Oh, are you also a doctor?"

Patient: "No, I'm a mortician."

19 comments:

Headstrong said...

Ba-dum-chi.
NICE.

Lynda Halliger-Otvos said...

First LOL of the day. Thanks, Dr G.

DixieLaurel said...

LOL!

Axl Rose said...

I wonder if she gets referrals...

Anonymous said...

Is that the only joke they teach in mortuary school. And is Mortuary Science really a science ?

Anonymous said...

Dr Grumpy, what was your reaction?

kate said...

Wah-waaaaah!

a.generic doc said...

As long as she didn't say she sees a lot of YOUR patients, it's OK.

Julie said...

Sounds like you two should get on fine :)

hannah said...

I work in both clinical trials for onc and on a heme/onc floor and...yeah.

But at least we aspire to provide a good death, as opposed to grandma up in the ICU who's had a tube in every orifice and coded, like, six times in the last ten years but she's going to be better and nexto new next week!!

The Mother said...

Don't knock morticians. They have a very honorable job. Even if the practice in a meatlocker.

Anonymous said...

Pine as in the pine box Orthdox Jews are burried in? As a Jewish person, who is not, Orthodox I have family that is. The very first experience I had with them was at the funeral of my great aunt (my grandfather's eldest sister--he was the only boy too). So, I told him to sit up front with his faily and I would go sit in back with some of the other cousins (2nd and 3rd). The pine box freaked him out but I thought he was okay (he was sharp nothing wrong with the brain) but just to be sure I made sure I had him sitting on the correct side of the sanctuary. All of a sudden there was a lot of whispering, pointing, giggling and some pure disgust. Everyone wanted to know who that man was sitting up front on the wrong side? I just smiled, bowed me head, and said, "That would be her (the deceased) brother, my grandfather! I don't know who was more embarassed? Me or the people who were offenisve finding out that he belonged to me? LOL!

terri c said...

Hmmmmm. I suppose with Dr Pine's specialty it is not TOO surprising but still...

Some of the funniest people I know are funeral directors.

snapdragon said...

bwahahaha

Anonymous said...

Funeral directors Funny?

You have to have a sense of humor to charge people 13K to drop their bodies into a hole in the ground.

Direct Cremation is the only way to go. Save the money for the celebration of life party.

jimbo26 said...

Brilliant .

pharmacy chick said...

"Ah Yes...moving on"....and are here today why, Lisa?...LOL

arzt4empfaenger said...

Brilliant. :)

Mellee said...

This may sound terrible but I LOL'd

 
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