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January 11, 2018


A man in Spain who was declared dead by three doctors was actually still alive, which doctors discovered only when he began snoring on the autopsy table, according to news reports.

(Thanks to The Perts, Le Petomane, Al Barkafski and Michael Parry)


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Living proof that snoring saves lives.
My family will remain unconvinced. The Emergency Broadcast System (now EAS) will still hope I can reduce the decibels

"Quit snoring. The doctor told you, you're dead!"

"What's your guess on cause of death?"
"Severe sleep apnea..... oh wait..."

What a cut-up. I'm certain he is legally permitted to drive in Florida.

Reminds me Monty Python's "Burying the cat", which was not quite dead.

I hate when this happens.

"Doctors perform a number of tests to determine whether someone is brain-dead, such as checking whether the individual can initiate his or her own breath..." Or simply asking them if they are an active member of Congress...

Waking up naked in a strange room and finding a tag on your toe is always a bad way to start the day.


"Waking up naked in a strange room and finding a tag on your toe is always a bad way to start the day." Le Pet

I think a "Hair of the Dog" would be in order for such situations.

Waking up in a strange room covered with Sharpie markings to make autopsy cuts is a bad way to start a day.

I can't help thinking this story would have been funnier if the guy had farted instead of snoring.

Usually this only happens in church.

"He's dead, Jim."
"Bones, he just snored."
"Dammit, I'm a surgeon, not a coroner."

"I'm not dead yet!"

I just hate it when patients don't do what they're supposed to do.

So the doctors were dead wrong?

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