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May 17th, 2004

Doctor’s Language

This morning I was at the doctor’s office and spotted a form that began with the following explanation:

“We have taken steps to increase our efficiency, and therefore your wait time.”

Wait… so they got more efficient in order to increase someone’s wait time? C’mon… isn’t anyone proofreading this stuff?

Posted in Just Plain Odd

FROM: Dave Walls [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 12:15:41 pm
Considering doctors can barely write in a legible form, why does this surprise you? ;-)

FROM: aharris
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 1:07:17 pm
Maybe that's a true statement. Drs. LUV to make you wait. :)

Or maybe they mean something like...we added a new transponder machine that can diagnose ANY problem yet takes 20min longer...?

Did you point this out to them? :) Maybe they're unaware.

FROM: Jake
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 2:16:59 pm
thats pretty sad considering how many years of school they go through

FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 3:09:32 pm
I have a feeling that this was typed up by someone on the administrative staff. Still, you'd think *someone* would have picked up on it by now.

And, jk, pointing it out would have been the nice thing to do. But I couldn't quite find the right time during my physical to bring it up.

FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 5:17:58 pm
A few weeks back I pointed out to the admin staff at my dentist's office that the time they'd written on my appointment card and the time the receptionist had insisted I scheduled 6 months ago did not match. You would have thought I'd accused all of them of eating newborn babies. One quickly grabbed the evidence, the card, out of my hand and threw it away.

FROM: jk
DATE: Monday May 17, 2004 -- 10:18:05 pm
Hmmm, I think you confused me with aharris, although the resemblence is uncanny.

The paintings/prints at my allergist's office are always crooked, and after many years, I finally asked them if I could straighten them, and they didn't mind!

FROM: Ryan [E-Mail]
DATE: Tuesday May 18, 2004 -- 8:21:50 am
jk (for real this time), yes I did. Oops. :)

FROM: Abbey
DATE: Wednesday May 17, 2006 -- 6:33:22 pm
Dentists are really stupid sometimes too. Once I had to get a few teeth pulled & he didn't let the novacaine start working so my mouth didn't go numb until *after* the pain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I haven't or said anything nice to the moron or smiled at the stupid dentist since.

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