Being ill is one of the greatest pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work until one is better…allowing plenty of time to come up with Friday Funnies … about being ill.
Joe went to his doctor because he had flu, and the doctor wrote out a prescription for him in his usual illegible writing. The patient put it in his pocket, but was so sick he forgot to get the tablets from the pharmacy.
Every morning, for two years, he showed it to the conductor as a railroad pass. Twice, it got him into the movies, once into the baseball stadium, and once into the symphony. He got a raise at work by showing it as a note from his boss. One day he mislaid it.
His daughter picked it up, played it on the piano and won a scholarship to the conservatory of music.
A blonde walked into a doctor’s office and says, “Doc, I’m horribly sick!” The doctor looks at her and asks, “Flu?” “No, I drove here.”
The doctor tells the patient he has very bad flu. The patient says he wants a second opinion. The doctor says, ”OK, you need a haircut too.”
Guard your health at all costs, my friends. But, if you get the bird flu seek tweetment. If you have swine flu, you’ll need oink-ment.