Reform Your Doctors' Bills
Medical Treatment, Skill
Responds to an article in the Morning Herald concerning doctors' charges for simply uttering such phrases as 'ahem' in front of patients. Cynically notes that a doctor's skill makes his otherwise crude medical treatment worth its price, and suggests that practitioners should 'charge for their opinions, as expressed in interjections'.
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