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a punny start to the week

Just got this in the mail, and totally *have* to pass it on!!
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 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 cat.

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% 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 $150.00.

I just *l*o*v*e* puns!!

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It's been a slow blogging weekend... because I've been kinda tied up exploring the world of sudoku! More about that soon.

'Laters!!!

Comments

  1. Hey, found you through Samantha Burn's site lists and your blog name caught my eye, so I have to just say, get a JOB!!

    That is all I have been working on for the last 4 weeks or so, im on the other side, after having been not working for the last 4 years!!

    Cheers!

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  2. That's a really good one; I haven't heard it before. Made me envision the sombre animals coming to check out the dead duck, lol.

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  3. Very, Very cute Joke!!
    I'm sure you're reading a book..right now (*....*)

    Just left a comment on a site in Chili...I guess my name "Mensa" means...."Stupid".
    Didn't know, until my post was translated…. yikes!

    Wishing you happy leisure!

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