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charlie coghill
06-15-2005, 08:54 PM
> Scottish Dental Work
> A Scotsman goes to the dentist and asks the cost of a tooth extraction.
> "Ј85 for an extraction, sir," was the dentist's reply.
> "Occhh, have ye no got anything cheaper," replies the Scotsman, getting
> agitated.
> "But that's the normal charge for an extraction, sir," said the dentist.
> "What about if ye dint use any anesthetic?" asked the Scotsman, hopefully.
> "Well it's highly unusual, sir, and it could be quite painful, but if
> that's
> what you want, I suppose I can do it for Ј70," said the dentist.
> "Hmmmm, what if yer used one of your dentist trainees, and still with no
> anesthetics?" said the Scotsman.
> "Well it's possible, but they are in training, and I can't guarantee their
> professionalism, and it will be a lot more painful. I suppose in that case
> we can bring the price down to say Ј40," said the dentist.
> "Ooch.., that's still a bit much, how about if you make it a training
> session and have your student do the extraction with the other
> students watchin and learnin," said the Scotsman, hopefully.
> "Hmmmm, well OK, it'll be good for the students, I suppose. In that case
> I'll charge you only Ј5," said the dentist.
> "Now yer talking laddie! It's a deal," said the Scotsman. "Can you confirm
> an appointment for me wife on Tuesday?"

wierdscience
06-15-2005, 09:40 PM
That's cold http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif

Swarf&Sparks
06-16-2005, 07:52 AM
And that joke was first told by the guy that whittled George Washington's teeth.

Norman Atkinson
06-16-2005, 05:44 PM
I married the second lady Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Dentistry.

Can I opt out? Another bit of the story, eh, Charlie.


Norman