[Histonet] April 1st Fun

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Tue Mar 29 14:53:14 CDT 2011

We had a patient we named Oscar Meyer... it was a piece of hot dog that we put in formalin, the doc grossed it, we cut it (and it cut very well, I might add!) and they got to the point of looking under the scope before they realized the joke!  ;o)


On Mar 29, 2011, at 2:13 PM, "Breeden, Sara" <sbreeden <@t> nmda.nmsu.edu> wrote:

> Dead cockroach on autopsy/necropsy table as legitimate specimen;
> goldfish processed as patient "Barry Cuda"; change family photos to
> total strangers; butterscotch pudding in (unused) specimen jar and
> subsequent tasting with applicator stick; activated charcoal on oculars
> (a la Colonel Potter in MASH); single hair attached to ocular with
> super-glue (tickling nose); cut fingertips off gloves; pumpkin/squash in
> animal shapes to slide; bug in block;
> foam-rubber-stuffed-box-with-toy-rat-to-burst-out-and-cause-startlement
> (toy rat to morph into histo lab mascot complete with appropriate
> holiday costume); process beef jerky as legitimate specimen; light
> coating of oil on 'scope oculars; - and the latest one I just received -
> a small slip of paper on the underside of the (computer's) mouse.  Oh -
> the joy!  What shall I do first?!  Happy Annoying!  This ought to cover
> the last several months I've not done the Friday Hour of Fuming...
> Sally Breeden, HT(ASCP)
> New Mexico Department of Agriculture
> Veterinary Diagnostic Services
> 1101 Camino de Salud NE
> Albuquerque, NM  87102
> 505-383-9278 (Histology Lab)
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