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k a rl h e nn i ng:

--- Quote from: SimonNZ on November 26, 2021, 02:21:46 PM ---Heh. I want to hear "Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" played in malls.

They left off Tom Waits " Christmss Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis".

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I think she also omitted The Pogues, "Fairytale of New York." I loved reading how she hates "Wonderful Christmas Time."

Dry Brett Kavanaugh:
A surgeon was fined $3,000 for amputating patient's wrong leg. I think $3,000 is too harsh.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/02/health/austria-surgeon-fine-amputation-scli-intl/index.html

LKB:

--- Quote from: Dry Brett Kavanaugh on December 02, 2021, 03:59:24 PM ---A surgeon was fined $3,000 for amputating patient's wrong leg. I think $3,000 is too harsh.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/02/health/austria-surgeon-fine-amputation-scli-intl/index.html

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Really? If the patient had lived, he would still have needed the other leg amputated, and been left in a significantly worse situation... All due to the carelessness of the surgeon.

Imho, the fine should have been $30,000, with 0 suspended.

MusicTurner:

--- Quote from: Dry Brett Kavanaugh on December 02, 2021, 03:59:24 PM ---A surgeon was fined $3,000 for amputating patient's wrong leg. I think $3,000 is too harsh.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/02/health/austria-surgeon-fine-amputation-scli-intl/index.html

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Now, could this perhaps-perhaps be a case of subtle irony ... 



(I think so)

LKB:

--- Quote from: MusicTurner on December 02, 2021, 10:29:16 PM ---Now, could this perhaps-perhaps be a case of subtle irony ... 



(I think so)

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If so, it's obviously too subtle for me.  :D

Also, my family includes three active nurses and one retired, a surgeon and an anesthesiologist. So l may react a bit more strongly to stories involving malpractice of any sort...

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