Sunday, December 1, 2019

A Little Humor: The Young And Old Doctor

An elderly retired doctor became bored and decided to open a medical clinic. 

He put a sign up that read: “Dr. Oldster’s Clinic. I can cure anything for $500. If not cured, get back $1,000.”

Doctor Youngster was positive that the old doctor was out of touch with modern medicine, so he thought this would be a great opportunity to make $1,000. 

“Dr. Oldster, I have lost all taste in my mouth. Can you please help me?”

“Nurse, please bring medicine from box 22 and put 3 drops in Dr. Young’s mouth,” the elderly doctor said.

“Shit, this is gasoline!” the young doctor said. 

“Congratulations! You’ve got your taste back. That will be $500.”

Dr. Youngster was angry, so after a couple of days he returned to the clinic to get his money back.

“I’ve lost my memory, doctor. I can’t remember anything,” the younger doctor said.

“Nurse, please bring medicine from box 22 and put 3 drops in the patient’s mouth.”

“Oh, no you don’t. That’s gasoline!” the young doctor said.

“Congratulations! You’ve just got your memory back. That will be $500.”

Dr. Youngster returned to the clinic a few days later.

“My eyesight has become weak – I can hardly see anything,” Doctor Youngster said.

“Well, I don’t have any medicine for that so, here’s $1000,” said Doctor Oldster, handing him a $10 bill.

“But this is only a $10 bill!” Doctor Youngster said.

“Congratulations! You got your vision back! That will be $500.”

The moral of the story is just because you’re young don’t think that you can outsmart an old person.

Note: The above photo is of actors Raymond Massey and Richard Chamberlin from the TV series Doctor Kildare.

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