By Rob Myers
At occasions funny and from time to time terrifying, those strange case experiences of doubtless incredible accidents and health problems have something in universal: they're all completely real. Dr. Rob Myers’ firsthand scientific wisdom permits him to work out previous skinny excuses to discover the outrageously harmful stipulations that individuals have got themselves into. Pool balls and raw spaghetti are faraway from destinations the place they by no means must have been put, a drunken group of pals attempts to exploit a lawnmower to trim their hedges with disastrous effects, and a highschool soccer participant will get right into a struggle with a merchandising laptop that stole his dollar—no situation is just too unusual to seem during this quantity of scientific maladies.
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Hanging from the corners, ﬂat-screens shone with a variety of televised sports games. At the back stood four Winchester pool tables. Solid maple with majestic carved legs, each retailed for 24 grand. The only women in the room were young waitresses dressed in tight V-necks and matching short shorts, outﬁts their mothers would be horriﬁed to see them wearing — let alone in a bar full of drunk, rowdy men. As he strode toward the pool tables, Matt nodded to familiar faces: Paul, Mark, Prabhat. Like Matt, his friends were unemployed, overweight and clad in faded superhero T-shirts in shades of gray, brown and bile green.
A piece of spaghetti,” Chad ﬁnally said. The intern’s eyes looked huge, swollen. He hadn’t noticed before, but he could now see her nipples through her shirt. ” the doctor asked, a grin tugging at his lips shaming Chad, as if he needed shaming. “Dead serious,” Chad said, closing his eyes against the mirth he knew had to be coming. The doctors turned to one another and smirked. Then the intern exited, leaving Dr. Tyberg to examine the damage. But the noodle had disappeared from view, so there was nothing to see.
A daily beer guzzler since the age of seventeen, Spencer was no longer lithe. In fact, his now doughy waist seemed to grow about two inches per year. And yet, Spencer didn’t seem to notice. When he looked in the mirror, he still saw the skinny kid he was teased for being in eighth grade. Squeezing down the chimney, Spencer was eager for his feet to ﬁnd the ﬂoor. But before he knew it, his right hand was stuck, wedged between his ear and the chimney brick. ” he whispered, feeling beads of sweat pop in his armpits.