Thursday, July 14, 2005

Open letter to a father who brought his son to the ER

Dear Sir,

I'm trying to imagine the circumstances under which your 10-year-old received multiple ant bites on his penis. Enlighten me.

Thanks so much,
St. Murse

5 comments:

  1. Maybe he was wearing short-shorts with no undies while sitting on an anthill?

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  2. peeing on a tree covered in ants? i always look...

    -jlowe

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  3. you don't look if there are rattlers nearby.

    chew

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  4. what hospital do you work at? i'm sure you've said it, but i don't wanna read a whole lot lol. sorry. but you amuse me and are clever. i too live in austin. WORDDDD. lol. anyways, just being friendly and curious.

    oh and sorry about my penis, those damn ants are pesky.

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  5. In the interest of maintaining some level of anonymity for the hospital, I won't reveal where I work.

    And as I've noted before, I alter some combination of the sex, age, name, and time of visit of the people I write about here. The essential elements are all true, but of course I protect the identities of the patients.

    Further, however odd or unique these instances seem, to hear the other staff members tell it, nothing I've written is all that uncommon.

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