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English Teacher’s Hospital Greeting

Poetry in motion for a well-versed hospital patient


A hospital patient, a distinguished teacher of English literature, received a note from a student, with this salutation:

“Dear ill literate...”




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I'm not ill, my pancreas is just lazy. - Unknown

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity. - G K Chesterton

Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. - Lord Byron

An asylum for the sane would be empty in America. - George Bernard Shaw

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A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running. - Groucho Marx

After two days in hospital I took a turn for the nurse. - WC Fields

No man is a good doctor who has never been sick himself. - Chinese Proverb

Misuse of "Literally" makes me figuratively insane. - Unknown

A nurse will always give us hope, an angel with a stethoscope. - Terri Guillemets

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Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. - Alphonse de Lamartine

The best way to reduce the cost of medical care is to reduce the illness. - Arlen Specter

The good-news stories in medicine are early detection, early intervention. - Thomas R Insel

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A woman doctor is only good for women's problems - like your groinocology - Archie Bunker

Faith and knowledge lean largely upon each other in the practice of medicine. - Peter Mere Latham

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. - George W. Bush

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A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. - Friedrich Nietzsche

First the Doctor told me the good news: I was going to have a disease named after me. - Steve Martin

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound

Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen. - Martin H. Fischer

I've just become a pensioner so I've started saving up for my own hospital trolley. - Tom Baker

I wonder why you can always read a Doctor's bill but you can never read his prescription. - Finley Peter Dunne

The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill. - Harold Nicolson

I wondher why ye can always read a doctor's bill an' ye niver can read his purscription. - Finley Peter Dunne

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A man has reached middle age when he is warned to slow down by his doctor instead of the police. - Unknown

You might be a nurse if you firmly believe that "too stupid to live" should be a diagnosis. - Unknown

When I was born the Doctor took one look at my face, turned me over and said, "Look, twins!" - Rodney Dangerfield

My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more. - Walter Matthau

The road to medical knowledge is through the pathological museum and not through an apothecary's shop. - William Withey Gull

The New England Journal of Medicine reports that 9 out of 10 doctors agree that 1 out of 10 doctors is an idiot. - Jay Leno

'Psychotherapy' is a private, confidential conversation that has nothing to do with illness, medicine, or healing. - Thomas Szasz

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. - Edgar W. Howe

I see God in every human being. When I wash the leper's wounds, I feel I am nursing the Lord himself. Is it not a beautiful experience? - Mother Teresa


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28-Nov-2020