Please let me preface this by saying my mom is a well-educated, well-read individual. But, today she started forwarding me articles with titles like "Why Hospitals Are So Risky"! So I called her - and there she was, on the computer - to tell her to quit it, or else. Here is an excerpt from our conversation (I swear this is not doctored and took place):
Mom: Does Dr. _____ where a tie?
Me: I don't know, why?
Mom: Does he wear a tie? You have to make sure he tucks his tie in.
Mom: When he operates, make sure he tucks his tie in. So it's not dangling into your abdomen during surgery!!Me: ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! Surgeons wear SCRUBS! They do not wear suits to the OR!
Mom: Just make sure! I was just reading about that!!!
Me: Um, are you serious? He will wear scrubs and scrub in.
Mom: Well, House wears suits sometimes.
Me: Oh my god, you mean, House on TV?!!! As in, House the TV SHOW?!
Me: (incredulous) House is a tv character! He doesn't even play a surgeon! I can't talk about this anymore. I have to go.
I swear this woman has a master's and gets most of the Jeopardy answers correct, but....MY GOD.
(Mom, if you are reading this, I mean this all in good fun and love. But....still!!!)
Photo: Look at that tie! Trying to be innocent!