Article: 261473 of talk.bizarre From: Andrew Solberg <email@example.com> Newsgroups: talk.bizarre Subject: 8x100 Date: 1 Dec 1995 14:00:43 -0500 Organization: iTRiBE Mail to News Gateway Lines: 25 Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-ID: <email@example.com> X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.4 PL23] X-Provider: iTRiBE, Inc <URL: http://www.itribe.net/> X-Gateway: Posted via the iTRiBE News<->Email gateway X-Disclaimer: iTRiBE, Inc. neither endorses nor assumes any responsibility for the contents of this posting. Status: O AT THE BODY SHOP **************** "My valve's sticking," he complained. I jacked him up on the table, made a swift incision, and cracked him open with the spreader. The problem was obvious. "Your valve's okay," I told him. "The arterial clamps are what's wrong. They're leaking." I pointed it out to him. He nodded ruefully, peering down into the pulsing spray of blood. "I tried to do it myself," he mourned. "I went down to Body Electric and got the valve cheap. I thought installation would be easy." I shook my head sadly -- it's a common story. Some jobs should be left to the experts. -- This post is COPYRIGHT 1995, Andrew Solberg. All rights reserved. Standard usenet distribution is acceptable; other forms of reproduction or reprinting may be considered in violation of international copyright law. Andrew Solberg is HWRNMNBSOL: firstname.lastname@example.org, Math Dept., Rice U.