Dr. Brain: "Any exam findings?"
Dr. Grumpy: "No reflexes in the legs, and impaired pin & proprioception in the feet. I ordered some labs..."
Dr. Brain: "Proprioception? Don't you mean 'passive joint position sense'?"
Dr. Grumpy: "Okay. In room 753 is a guy who came in with an acute stroke..."
Dr. Brain: "Wait, this is important. You aren't answering my question. 'Passive joint position sense' is a much more relevant term, and you really should use it."
Dr. Grumpy: "Whatever. Anyway, the guy in 753 is weak on the right. I started him on Aspirin, and an MRI is pending. You'll need to..."
Dr. Brain: "So why do you say 'proprioception' ? The correct term should be 'passive joint position sense."
Dr. Grumpy: "Because it's shorter. In room 734 is a lady with seizures who..."