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LindaB
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posted 01-21-1999 07:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for LindaB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I bought Judith Viorst's book "Forever Fifty" today as a birthday present for our 80 year old friend. Wanted to share this excerpt with you.

Medical Tests

"My periodontist thought that Ezio Pinza was a battle in southern Italy.
My gastroenterologist couldn't tell Brian Donlevy from Brian Aherne.
My dermatologist didn't know to whom I was referring when I referred to Patti, Maxine and LaVerne.

My cardiologist thought that Little Sheba was a belly dancer from Cairo.
My orthopedist was unaware that Allyson, Havoc and Haver were three different Junes.
My urologist, when asked to hum the theme songs from 'Let's Pretend' and 'Our Gal Sunday', wasn't familiar with either the shows or the tunes.

My gynecologist thought that Gloria DeHaven was a retirement community.
My physiotherapist couldn't tell Victor Mature from Victor McLaglen or Vic Damone.
My opthalmologist simply assumed that I was repeating myself when I alluded to Simone Simon.

My endodontist thought that a Porfirio Rubirosa was a skin rash.
My allergist, when pressed, could still not give the first and last name of Jack Benny's wife.
My internist was incapable of singing 'Mairzy Doats'. It has suddenly dawned on me

That I've put a bunch of kids in charge of my life."

Hope that gives you a chuckle as it did me.
Laughter is good for the digestive tract!


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Bill
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posted 01-21-1999 08:48 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bill   Click Here to Email Bill     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
LindaB. Hi!
Uh, and who are all those people you're talking about? Hmmm, must be I'm too young to know any of them! Tell the truth now, you looked them all up in a history book, didn't you?

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LindaB
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posted 01-21-1999 09:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for LindaB     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sure I did! I couldn't possibly be old enough to remember those folks

Check out the post on Introductions and you'll know how come I knew who they all were!

belfor
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posted 01-21-1999 11:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for belfor     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I knew all of them except Jack Benny's wife. Thanx for the laughs. belle

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