Monday, February 27, 2012

Euphemism

Dr. Grumpy: "Any problems on the new medication?"

Mr. Von Braun: "I can raise the missile, but can't launch a warhead."

13 comments:

IMQTPI said...

I *like* it!!!

History Doc said...

Why do men use war analogies for everything?

Officer Cynical said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTKn1aSOyOs

pharmacy chick said...

well, thats a first..LOL

Anonymous said...

well his wife is happy it turned him from a 15 second wonder into her boy toy.....

Kay

the golddigger said...

My husband's father saw fit to show him his Viagra when my husband visited them. Because everybody wants to know that his dad can still raise the missile.

This is the same father who offered to let my husband, who was then my boyfriend, and me share their shower in the master bath. "[My wife] and I shower together all the time," he boasted. I almost threw up.

Ole Phat Stu said...

Bet he can't find the right button either :-(

Sal Paradise said...

"Once the rockets go up / who cares where they come down
That's not my department" / said Werner Von Braun

- Tom Lehrer

Old MD Girl said...

SSRI?

23 Skidoo said...

I love Tom Lehrer!

www.southgeek.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

OMG, I fell off the chair laughing at that one! Just wondering how it is you did not do the same?

Grumpy, M.D. said...

Years of practice.

ER's Dad said...

A friend of mine once did a stand-up comedy routine on our campus (he's actually quite good). One of his bits stemmed from the fact that his father was...well, a rocket scientist. A real one.

But while an excellent scientist, he struggled when it came to delivering "the talk" to his son.

So, as my friend noted, "He could program a missile so it would land within a thirty-foot radius on a target thousands of miles away. But when it came to delivering MY payload...."

 
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