The scene is the office of Dr. Nejim, young physician, avid reader of the nation's leading journals of medicine. Mrs. Sniff has just come in.
Dr. Nejim: What can I do for you, Mrs. Sniff?
Mrs. Sniff: That's what I've come to ask you.
Dr. Nejim: Very funny, Mrs. Sniff, but seriously, what is bothering you?
Mrs. Sniff: I want you to do something for my cold.
Dr. Nejim: COLD? Did you say COLD!!!? You came in at the right time. I have just read an excellent article on surgical treatment of COLD (1), and the outlook is not as
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H. E. Acronymic Burlesque in the Shape of Some Pairs. Ann Intern Med. 1972;77:653. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-4-653
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(4):653.
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