Tuesday, February 17, 2009

I think he's dead

A quick highlight of one of the more entertaining events at the scientific event that I attended recently.
Scenario – A Japanese doctor is holding a lecture in English discussing his participation in setting international guidelines for a certain surgical procedure:

Dr. Deadpan: In 2004, I was in the meeting held in Bonn , Germany , chaired by Dr. Steiner he died (Observe that there is no pause here between “Dr. Steiner” and “he died”, it’s said in one breath)… (Dr. Deadpan silent for a few second and looking like he’s searching in his mind) Yes, he died after the meeting...

3 comments:

Karen said...

Hehehe. Job security.

ThePenguin said...

Was Dr. Shipman taking part in the conference too then?

Mr. Salaryman said...

Gold star to you Penguin for recognizing Dr. Shipman!

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