Humor — The History of Medicine
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
A Little Humor
The History of Medicine — A Timeline
- 2000 B.C. — Here, eat this root.
1000 A.D. — That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer.
1850 A.D. — That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion.
1940 A.D. — That potion is snake oil. Here, swallow this pill.
1985 A.D. — That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic.
2000 A.D. — That antibiotic doesn’t work anymore. Here, eat this root.
This timeline is alleged to come from Patty Paul and appeared in Funny Times. Have a look at their web site at www.funnytimes.com
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