And in return:
A surgeon, pathologist, physician, psychiatrist and radiologist go duck
hunting out on a pond.
As the first duck flies over head, the psychiatrist takes aim, ....but
"What the hell happened?" demands the surgeon (they're known for their
"Well, says the psychiatrist, I know its a duck, and YOU know its a duck
- but does the duck know its a duck?"
The second bird flies over head, and the physician takes aim.....but
"What now???" roars the surgeon.
Well, says the physician, in a recent article I read in the New England
Journal of Medicine, 12% of ducks are actually
Terns, and they're a protected species....
The third duck flies over, and the radiologist takes aim......then
paddles the boat further into the pond, then takes aim, then paddles
back a bit, then takes a further aim....and by this time the duck has
"Jesus wept!" explodes the surgeon, what the f*** were you doing?
Well, says the radiologist - every time I took aim, I realised that I
needed another view.
After lunch, they re-group for more hunting.
This time the surgeon gets out his double barrelled, gold plated
bazooka, blows his duck whistle - and as a flock of birds swarm over
head, he fires randomly and enthusiastically into the air. Objects rain
out of the sky. When he had finally finished blasting away to the
heavens - he turned to the pathologist and said: "row over to all those
bodies, and tell me if any of them was a duck"
Craig (Joe) Farish
School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Charles Sturt University
Wagga Wagga NSW
' I don't want to achieve immortality
through my work, I want to achieve immortality through not dying' -
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