We've all been to a hospital at least a couple of times in our lives, and those visits are never, never pleasant. Not only you have to answer a bunch of very personal questions, get poked and prodded but also often endure a great deal of pain, which probably have brought you there in the first place. Nurses and doctors, knowing all this either try to ignore your whining entirely and just do their job, while others try to add some optimism to the situation by making you laugh with hospital puns, funny stories and various sorts of jokes. This list that you'll find below are real stories about the second category of hospital staff and their ingenious ways of keeping patients' spirit up.

From doctors who probably have a Ph.D. in trolling to patients who are taking it rather well and nurses spending their graveyard shifts in very nonconformist ways, the hospital turns out to be an excellent source for funny jokes. So, scroll down, say 'ahhhh' and breathe deep, because you're going to need all the oxygen that you can get for laughing at these funny things found in hospitals!

#1

Saw This Next To The Weighting Scale At The Hospital

Saw This Next To The Weighting Scale At The Hospital

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Madhu Mitha
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2 years ago

hell hath no fury like a woman told that she's overweight

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#2

The Definition Of Nurse

The Definition Of Nurse

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varwenea
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2 years ago

Or PARAMEDIC, Or EMT, Emergency medical technician, Or FIREMAN, Or DOCTOR

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#3

The Female Nurse Didn't Think I Was Funny. The Male Doctor Couldn't Stop Laughing

The Female Nurse Didn't Think I Was Funny. The Male Doctor Couldn't Stop Laughing

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Erin
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2 years ago

I find this hilarious, too!

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#4

Had My Leg Amputated And My Brother Shows Up To The Hospital Dressed As A Pirate

Had My Leg Amputated And My Brother Shows Up To The Hospital Dressed As A Pirate

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ADHORTATOR
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2 years ago

Arrr!

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#5

I Didn't Want To Go To The Hospital When I Had Life-Threatening Illness, Because My Elderly Pet Ducks Required Daily Medications At The Time. I'm The Only Person They'll Allow. The Nurses Let My Husband Sneak Them In At Night

I Didn't Want To Go To The Hospital When I Had Life-Threatening Illness, Because My Elderly Pet Ducks Required Daily Medications At The Time. I'm The Only Person They'll Allow. The Nurses Let My Husband Sneak Them In At Night

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Chris Jones
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2 years ago

That's excellent. Kudos to the nurse.

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#6

Photo Taken Outside Children's Hospital In Los Angeles. Smart Kid

Photo Taken Outside Children's Hospital In Los Angeles. Smart Kid

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r3dd3v1lL
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2 years ago

Having tried hospital food, this is quite understandable.

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#7

Who's Gonna Stop Me?

Who's Gonna Stop Me?

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KaPOW
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2 years ago

That is brilliant!

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#8

He Keeps Taking Them Down For Some Reason

He Keeps Taking Them Down For Some Reason

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LOttawa
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2 years ago

I find this one hilarious lolll.

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#9

This After Hours Clinic Has Got Jokes

This After Hours Clinic Has Got Jokes

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criminalgirl
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2 years ago

Funny but very scary that it just might be an option for folks who don't get free healthcare.

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#10

Had To Get My Blood Drawn Today. This Was On The Wall At The Lab

Had To Get My Blood Drawn Today. This Was On The Wall At The Lab

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Symbole Simple
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2 years ago

She got nothing to worry about; her blood looks just fine!

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#11

Christmas Tree At My Fertility Clinic

Christmas Tree At My Fertility Clinic

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minerva15
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2 years ago

Cute!

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#12

Was At The VA Hospital Today When I Ran Into This Guy And His Shirt

Was At The VA Hospital Today When I Ran Into This Guy And His Shirt

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Laetitia
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2 years ago

Is that the Disney font?

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#13

Woman Ends Up In Hospital After Mistaking Builders Expanding Foam For Hair Mousse

Woman Ends Up In Hospital After Mistaking Builders Expanding Foam For Hair Mousse

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Erin
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2 years ago

She looks so done with life.

varwenea
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2 years ago

I was thinking she looks "worst day ever".

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René Kok
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2 years ago

Because of the leaves I think it is a horrible prank on a homeless person.

TheDivineMs.M
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2 years ago

That's awful... they probably had to shave her head. Someone taking her picture and probably laughing at her doesn't help either.

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Barb Lynn Meade
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2 years ago

As others have noted, she didn't get the twigs and debris in her hair, as well as the foam down her shoulder from using it herself in her bathroom. To me, it looks like someone did this to her--probably punks looking to humiliate a homeless person. She's experienced nothing to laugh about, and obviously doesn't need her picture online for people to make fun of her.

Nikki D
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2 years ago

Jesus, that's the worst thing I've heard in a long time. What absolute monsters, poor lady.

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Magrata Cesnekova
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2 years ago

This looks more like homeless person sleeping rough, then attacked by 'pransters' with expanding foam. Poor woman.

rai mei
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2 years ago

I thought in the thumbnail that it was a bouquet on her head.

Ellis
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2 years ago

Me too. Thought she fell in a wedding cake and the bride hit her on the head with the bouquet or something

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Shay Hartless
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2 years ago

She was the victim of a prank. This is terrible.

Röx Mtz Mol
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2 years ago

Nope, some punks do this to a homeless woman.

Sori
Community Member
2 years ago

this poor lady shouldn't have experienced this!

Seven Hits
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh no! I had a similar experience, but all over my hands and forearms. That stuff does NOT come off. Called the company and they said it would have to be 'mechanically separated' from my skin. Or it would wear off in about 3 weeks. After it began to crack and got dirt in it, it looked like my arms were dead peeling skin. For weeks! Horrible experience

Happiness is Hippo
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2 years ago

That sounds horrific, I hope it didn’t leave any lasting damage.

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Patricia Ross
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2 years ago

poor thing

Katie Ramsden
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2 years ago

I think maybe bored panda should remove this picture from the post?

Amber Sharples
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2 years ago

Please please remove this picture. This is a homeless lady who was a victim of a cruel prank. We should not be laughing at her

Kelly
Community Member
2 years ago

Wrong title. OP should better be informed, before laughing at her.

Natasha Forchione
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, my uncle once mistook crazy glue for eye drops!! Luckily he was okay!

Aaron Kara
Community Member
2 years ago

Technically it works...its just a very firm hold mousse

Lucy Bell
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2 years ago

PLEASE change the title to this image or better still, take it off this stream altogether. This poor women was clearly a subject to some cruel joke. Bored Panda you can do better.

Nataliia Portillo
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2 years ago

how tho?

Jean van der Merwe
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2 years ago

How did the leaves and twigs get in there?

Bored Fox
Community Member
2 years ago

The title of this picture is false. That woman is homeless and some pranksters did that to her har.

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Mindy Keys
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2 years ago

Oh, this stuff is EVIL. I got a tiny dot on my arm and it took weeks for it to come off. I feel terrible for this poor woman. Bet they had to shave her bald.

Kenny Kulbiski
Community Member
2 years ago

Couple or questions. Who the hell keeps expanding foam next to their mousse? What's with all the leaves and twigs? All the foam cans I've used are way bigger and have a trigger not a pump.

diane a
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2 years ago

Dohh - she didnt use it on herself

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Veronicat the Mermaid
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2 years ago

what the actual frick

Viviane Silva
Community Member
2 years ago

I thought it was a head piece. Kinda fancy

Angelika Solak
Community Member
2 years ago

For me she looks like homeless person which some douchebag make fun off...

Aralia Tamas
Community Member
2 years ago

I remember a totally different story to this picture. Some teens played a rude prank on this homeless woman and sprayed expanding foam on her hair :(

Hamdhaan Hassan
Community Member
2 years ago

i however thought those were flowers... looked real nice until i read the caption

Kat Weltz
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2 years ago

I thought it was a fancy hat at first...

Bernardita Valdés
Community Member
2 years ago

At first i thought it was some kind of bride hair decoration. Poor lady, hope shes well.

Sori
Community Member
2 years ago

sadly, I have gotten spray foam on my hair- wait till it drys and heavy condition.. even coconut oil helped slowly get it out

KJ
Community Member
2 years ago

That's one way to get more volume in your hair I suppose.

Leah Rother
Community Member
2 years ago

How did it get full of leaves if she did it inside?

JP
Community Member
2 years ago

I think this is a picture that was grabbed from the internet with a whole other scenario. I don't believe the mousse BS. I also think, just by the look on her face, that whomsoever did this to her had better hide fast and for a real long time!

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spirit wolf
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2 years ago

People .. please for heaven's sake read the labels. This is horrifying I don't know if I should laugh or cry.

M O'Connell
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2 years ago

Expanding foam feels nothing at all like hair mouse. I could see having a small amount but as soon as you see it/touch it you should know immediately that something is not right.

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Meko
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2 months ago

I feel so terrible for her, but in the title it does say she mistook it for hair mousse. I'm not saying that makes it any better tho

Donna Biro Barkey
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11 months ago

Literacy matters! Reading a label is definitely helpful! 🥴

Reid Miles
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2 years ago

Looks like a plant fell on her

Jennifer Sowder
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2 years ago

OMG..😲!!

Cathy West
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2 years ago

Stephanie Hohns 😂😂😂😂😂

Jax Raven
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2 years ago

Oh NO...... Here come the cancer questions..... Cause that hair is coming off!!!

Lisanne M
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2 years ago

Why is there leafs in there?

Anastasiia Bogolepova
Community Member
2 years ago

That's a homeless woman who got bullied by local teens. They did it to her 😡

Jessica Frontz
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't believe the tag line for a second. There are leaves and sticks in there. Something else went down! Lol

Kimberly Dunn
Community Member
2 years ago

So.... why does she have a bouquet of artificial flowers in her hair? Was she doing her hair in a cemetery and fell down on a grave?

Sue Laughman
Community Member
2 years ago

That’s sad

Debra Lopez
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2 years ago

Where did the leaves come from?

Coleen Cowan
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2 years ago

Why are there leaves in it?

Horselover.Amy
Community Member
2 years ago

And its on her shoulder because...

Ella Moree
Community Member
2 years ago

80's hair is back!!

Ginge
Community Member
2 years ago

A set of clippers will sort that right out

Ginge
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2 years ago

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Betsy Zbiegiel
Community Member
2 years ago

It did happen like the title said on another occurence, in Belgium :) And that lady DID mistake her mousse with expanding foam.

Omnivorous
Community Member
2 years ago

Label says "FILLS VOIDS".

Lu
Community Member
2 years ago

I think she already knows what the answer is but is hoping there’s another way.

Don Flynn
Community Member
2 years ago

ohhhhh that sucks

Peter Anka
Community Member
2 years ago

and why is a tree attached to her hair?

Chris Pitch
Community Member
2 years ago

To be honest, I have seen worse looking fascinators

Azure Adams
Community Member
2 years ago

mousse wasnt going to solve this problem

Lynn Noyes
Community Member
2 years ago

Just how long did it take her to notice? Why does some of her "hair" look like leaves and branches? And why is it applied where it is applied, including her arm? There's more to this story.

BusLady
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2 years ago

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CurlyCucumber
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2 years ago

Rain,wind,hurricane, cyclone-builders foam.

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

You can only get so drunk, you know.

Jo Choto
Community Member
2 years ago

Picture for the encyclopedia entry "Bad (hair) day"

Joey
Community Member
2 years ago

Looking like Johnny Bravo!

Nthati
Community Member
2 years ago

The expression on her face is how I imagine I look when I'm attending an early morning lecture.

Brigitta Swart
Community Member
2 years ago

She does not look like she would ever use hair mousse. I wish people would not jump to conclusions!

Happiness is Hippo
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2 years ago

Isn’t “she doesn’t look like she would ever use hair mousse” a bit like jumping to conclusions?

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Laurie Stewart
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2 years ago

It looks like a fancy hat the British would wear.

Nicolas Gervais
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2 years ago

It's a wonder she lived that long without a functioning brain. ;)

Gav Hepws
Community Member
2 years ago

I love the fact that the foam has leaves & twigs in it.

George Hughey
Community Member
2 years ago

Christ! She's mad trending right now ! ! I hear Lady GAGA already called !

George Hughey
Community Member
2 years ago

Rot! She's trending like a banished mate !

Lena Kauppila
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2 years ago

😂😂😂😂

Gail Carberry
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a first

Susan Callihan
Community Member
2 years ago

Why would they even be in the same room?

Malcontent
Community Member
2 years ago

Always read the label...

Hubertus Touché
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, this could have been a lot worse. What if she had thought it was tooth paste?

Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

She got a mohawk

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Utterly tragic - what on earth will the hospital do? other than shave it off - just as they would a stray dog that had been similarly abused. Have worked with homeless and drug-addicted people , but never seen this level of "pranks"

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Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

Why are there leaves in it though?

Katie Adamson
Community Member
2 years ago

Meth is one helluva drug.

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
2 years ago

Why didn`t she go to a hairdresser to chop it all off?

dev mehta
Community Member
2 years ago

She needs a hair stylist, not a doctor.

Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, anybody can make a mistake. You can bet your bottom dollar Albert Einstein pulled a few howlers.

Jenny Lorenz
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2 years ago

hahahaha

Eyad Babikir
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2 years ago

Very couture..

Vonskippy
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2 years ago

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WTF would you go to the hospital for that? Cut your dumbass hair off and learn how to read a bottle before spraying on your head.

bob
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2 years ago

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Am I the only thinking about Dragon ball when seeing this?

Renee Schreader
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2 years ago

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OMG That made me laugh out loud

diane a
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2 years ago

it isnt funny - it is serious abuse - be ashamed for laughing

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Tomas Holicka
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2 years ago

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Welcome to Ladies Fashion in 2025!

Ian Smith
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2 years ago

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What a waste of emergency services time and money.

Bored Fox
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2 years ago

It is. This picture is not from a hospital, the title is wrong. She is a homeless woman and some pranksters messed her hair like that.

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Coco
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2 years ago

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hahahahahahahahahahah

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#14

These Removed Fish Hooks At My Local ER

These Removed Fish Hooks At My Local ER

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Super Cat
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2 years ago

Love how the sign says "People Catchers"

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#15

Girlfriend's Eye Doctor Hit Her With A Good Ol' Dad Joke

Girlfriend's Eye Doctor Hit Her With A Good Ol' Dad Joke

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Erin
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2 years ago

Wauw! Doctor's handwriting that I can read!

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#16

Leech Jailbreak

Leech Jailbreak

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r3dd3v1lL
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2 years ago

They still use those? I always thought it was history.

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#17

After Crushing And Fracturing His Finger, This Is How My Boyfriend Passed Time While Waiting In The ER

After Crushing And Fracturing His Finger, This Is How My Boyfriend Passed Time While Waiting In The ER

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Jaguarundi
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2 years ago

Long wait?

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#18

Comforting To See In My Doctor's Office

Comforting To See In My Doctor's Office

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Hans
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2 years ago

Aspirations!

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#19

I Think I Have Found The Worst Game Ever

I Think I Have Found The Worst Game Ever

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minerva15
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2 years ago

I don't feel like eating my dinner anymore...

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#20

This Building Is Like Someone Was Making It Up On The Fly

This Building Is Like Someone Was Making It Up On The Fly

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Randy Dhuyvetter
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2 years ago

Kind of reminds me of chinese knockoffs trying to use english phrases.

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#21

Made My Day... And Her's

Made My Day... And Her's

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Live Free
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2 years ago

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Could have used a picture with right PPE

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#22

Three Broken Ribs Yet Grandma Still Knows How To Keep Her Spirits Up During Hard Times

Three Broken Ribs Yet Grandma Still Knows How To Keep Her Spirits Up During Hard Times

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My O My
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2 years ago

Lovely grandma! I want to be like this when growing old

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#23

Found This Mad Lad's Handiwork In The Local Hospital Bathroom

Found This Mad Lad's Handiwork In The Local Hospital Bathroom

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Symbole Simple
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2 years ago

Hand it to the reception desk if you're not sure!

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#24

So I Was On The Toilet At My Hospital (Children's) And I Look Up To Find This On The Wall

So I Was On The Toilet At My Hospital (Children's) And I Look Up To Find This On The Wall

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YsaPur
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2 years ago

Anteater by Shel Silverstein "A genuine anteater," The pet man told me dad. Turned out, it was an aunt eater, And now my uncle's mad!

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#25

The Fertility Clinic I Work For Received This Card From A Urologist

The Fertility Clinic I Work For Received This Card From A Urologist

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Ryo Bakura
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2 years ago

Whoever sent that has a lot of spunk.

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#26

He Takes It Rather Well...

He Takes It Rather Well...

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r3dd3v1lL
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2 years ago

Is he wearing armor under that sweater? I don't see any blood.

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#27

An ER Nurse And Her Coworkers Decided Gummy Bears Needed To Be Renamed

An ER Nurse And Her Coworkers Decided Gummy Bears Needed To Be Renamed

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Erin
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2 years ago

I love "He Dead!"

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#28

The Only Book In My Doctor's Waiting Room. I Think I Chose Well

The Only Book In My Doctor's Waiting Room. I Think I Chose Well

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My O My
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2 years ago

Where can I get one?

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#29

Saw At Work Today... I Work At A Hospital

Saw At Work Today... I Work At A Hospital

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r3dd3v1lL
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2 years ago

With segufix?

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#30

This Pain Scale Found In My Doctor's Office

This Pain Scale Found In My Doctor's Office

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
2 years ago

Better than the 1-10 scale where you only base it on the worst pain you've experienced. What if you haven't had much before or are worn down by having serious pain a lot? I've always found this really difficult as pain from a broken bone is a different type of pain to, say, nerve pain.

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