IJMC Trip to the Vet

                       IJMC - Trip to the Vet

For better or for worse, I am back...although almost a week after I had
hoped. These things happen. Anyway, a number of you took lots of offense
at all the Bush-bashing jokes last week. Get a sense of humor, folks. Or
at least send me some anti-Gore jokes! I have not been overly selective in
my election humor, I just have not seen anything against Gore that I have
not already sent! So, all of you who asked off the list, I will get to
ya...just hold yer horsies. The rest of you, well, remember, I started
this blurb off saying, "for better or for worse". Keep that in mind when
you finish this joke...                                              -dave

Trip to the Vet

A man who brought a very limp dog into the veterinary clinic.
As he lay the dog on the table, the doctor pulled out his
stethoscope, placing the receptor on the dog's chest.

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

"What?" screamed the man. "How can you tell?  You haven't done
any testing on him or anything. I want another opinion!"

With that, the vet turned and left the room. In a few moments,
he returned with a Labrador Retriever. The Retriever when
right to work, checking the poor dead dog out thoroughly.

After a considerable amount of sniffing, the Retriever sadly
shook his head and said "Bark".

The veterinarian then took the Labrador out and returned in
a few moments with a cat, who also checked out the poor
dog on the table.

As had his predecessors, the cat sadly shook his head and
said, "Meow."  He then jumped off the table and ran out of
the room.

The veterinarian handed the man a bill for $600.  The dog's
owner went postal. "$600! Just to tell me my dog is dead?
This is outrageous!"

The vet shook his head sadly and explained. "If you had
taken my word for it, it would have been $50, but with the
Lab work and the cat scan..."

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