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Re: OT dead duck


I was just teasing you Kitty. In fact I told me wife the joke. She thought it was purrrrfect!

DF
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- From: <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 6:44 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT dead duck


Think "Cleese' parrot". That sort of dead.

--
Kitty
neIN, Zone5

-------------- Original message --------------
I didn't get it!

DF
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- From: "A A HODGES"
To:
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2005 5:59 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT dead duck


> OK< that made me chuckle. ;-)
>
> Andrea H
> hodgesaa@earthlink.net
> EarthLink Revolves Around You.
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Kitty
>> To:
>> Date: 2/7/2005 8:27:10 PM
>> Subject: [CHAT] OT dead duck
>>
>> A woman brought a very limp duck into a veterinary surgeon.
>> As she lay 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 pet has passed away."
>>
>> The distressed owner wailed, "Are you sure?"
>> "Yes, I'm 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. He 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 beautiful cat. The cat jumped up on the table and also sniffed
>> the
>> bird from its peak to its tail and back again. The cat sat back on its
>> haunches, shook its head, meowed softly, jumped down 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% 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 what with the Lab Report and the Cat Scan, it
>> all adds up."
>>
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