Committees, Conferences, Meetings and Teamwork

A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.Elbert Hubbard I’ve searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees. G K Chesterton Committee: A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit to do the unnecessary.Richard Harkness Committees […]

A short history of medicine

“Doctor, I have an earache.” 2000 B.C. – “Here, eat this root.”1000 A.D. – “That root is heathen, say this prayer.”1850 A.D. – “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.”1940 A.D. – “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.”1985 A.D. – “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.”2000 A.D. – “That antibiotic is artificial. […]

More play on words

“The man who runs in front of a car gets tired” “The man who runs behind a car gets exhausted” “Two wrongs do not make a right – Three lefts do” “The man who sits on a tack gets the point!” “The man who lives in a glass house should change in the basement” “If […]

Groan – More Bad puns

If lawyers can be disbarred and clergymen defrocked, then why can’t:- Electricians be delighted.Musicians denoted.Cowboys deranged.Models deposed.Dry cleaners depressed.Bed makers debunked.Baseball players debased.Teachers declassified.Bulldozer operators degraded.Organ donors delivered.Software engineers detested.Underwear makers debriefed.Musical composers decomposed.Horses destabilised. And hopefully politicians devoted.