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November 15, 2005


If you find a sponge in your body, you want to sue in Brooklyn, not Philadelphia.


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Yes. Thank you.

Philly is not sponge-worthy?

Isn't there a none-too-kind expression about "Philadelphia lawyers?"

Just asking.

Here it is:

"A shrewd lawyer, one who is adept at exploiting legal technicalities."

Sounds right.

McNulty had a heart of gold, EIEIO
Her story’s sad, it must be told, EIEIO

With infection here .. vegetation there
Here a suit, there a suit
Everywhere a lawsuit
McNulty had a heart of gold,

The doctors left a sponge inside, EIEIO
From x-rays, it could not hide, EIEIO

Mitral valve here .. regurgitation there
Here a suit, there a suit
Everywhere a lawsuit
McNulty had a heart of gold,

A hospital spokesman did not return calls for comment...

uh, yeah. they need to call the guys in Philly. or get their lawyers.

Are you refering to a cellulose sponge or a live sea sponge?

"The doctor left a sponge in me during the operation."
"Any pain?"
"No, but I sure get thirsty."

How much deeper would the oceans be if they didn't have sponges in them?

This is good to know. Good thing I live in Brooklyn.

"He attacked our strongest evidence," Killino said.

Lawyer: Object!
Judge: On what grounds?
Lawyer: On the grounds that it is fatal to my case!

A lawyer named Killino
A doctor named Highfeeno
Together met in court and argued
Spongitis vegetino

Mr. Completely - are you a Steven Wright fan, by any chance?

Southerngirl - what gave it away?

(I have a map of the world. It's actual size. It's a bitch to fold.)

I have a picture of my upstairs, downstairs. Now I never have to go up!

And when I play a blank tape, it drives my next door neighbor crazy. He's a mime.

I didn't sleep well last night; I made a few mistakes.

I have a life size painting of myself, only taller.

Oooh! Can I play, too?

"I bought some used paint. It came in the shape of a house."

LOL!!! I do love Steven Wright... thanks, Southerngirl and WriterDude!

Mr. C, WriterDude and Little GSA: FYI, you can go to quotationspage.com and they'll give you pages of them! My personal favorite:I remember the first time I had to go to sleep. Mom said, Steven, time to go to sleep. I said, "but I don't know how." She said, "It's real easy. Just go down to the end of tired, and hang a left." So I went down to the end of tired, and just out of curiosity, I hung a right. My mother was there, and she said, "I thought I told you to go to sleep."

did not know about SW. TNX times a bunches

Oh hey - If you like the humor in this blog, you'll like Steven Wright.

It's likely you've seen him on one or another TV show or the occasional special on HBO or Comedy Central. He speaks in a monotone, very deadpan delivery. Absolutely hilarious.

Maybe it was God... they should have him be a witness... or at LEAST sue.

You would think the doctors in the Philadelphia case, facing such overwhelming evidence of malpractice, would have thrown in the sponge. Apparently, the jurors were from California.

My favorite Steven Wright.....

"This morning I put instant coffee in my microwave and almost went back in time."

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