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Old 07-18-2006, 06:25 AM   #1
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Limp Duck

A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary surgeon. As she laid
her pet on the table, the vet pulled out his stethoscope and listened to
the bird's chest.

After a moment or two, the vet shook his head sadly and said, "I'm so
sorry, your duck, Cuddles, has passed away.

The distressed owner wailed, "Are you sure"?

"Yes, I am sure. The duck is dead," he replied.

"How can you be so sure"? she protested. "I mean, you haven't done any
testing on him or anything. He might just be in a coma or something."

The vet rolled his eyes, turned around and left the room, and returned a
few moments later with a black Labrador Retriever. As the duck's owner
looked on in amazement, the dog stood on his hind legs, put his front
paws on the examination table and sniffed the duck from top to bottom.

He then looked at the vet with sad eyes and shook his head. The vet
patted the dog and took it out, and returned a few moments later with a

The cat jumped up on the table and also sniffed delicately at the bird
from head to foot. The cat sat back on its haunches, shook its head,
meowed softly and strolled out of the room.

The vet looked at the woman and said, "I'm sorry, but as I said, this is
most definitely, 100 percent certifiably, a dead duck."

Then the vet turned to his computer terminal, hit a few keys and
produced a bill, which he handed to the woman.

The duck's owner, still in shock, took the bill. "$150!" she cried.
"$150 just to tell me my duck is dead"?

"The vet shrugged. "I'm sorry. If you'd taken my word for it, the bill
would have been $20, but with the lab report and the cat scan, it's now
To those we have lost; May your spirits fly free.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:30 AM   #2

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Old 07-18-2006, 06:31 AM   #3
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good one!
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Old 07-18-2006, 09:38 AM   #4
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:11 PM   #5

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Old 07-18-2006, 04:19 PM   #6
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HAHAHA... somehow I didn't see the 'lab' report coming but the cat scan.... LOL!
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Old 07-19-2006, 11:35 PM   #8
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not bad at all

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