Working where the sun don’t shine…

Have you ever wondered why an intelligent human being would become a colorectal surgeon? Here is a dip back into the archives from the Canadian duo of George Bowser and Ricky Blue [Bowser and Blue] from the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons in 1995. – The Colorectal Surgeon’s Song

The Colorectal Surgeon’s Song lyrics [Credit: Bowser and Blue]

Praise the colorectal surgeon
Misunderstood and much maligned
Slaving away in the heart of darkness
Working where the sun don’t shine!

We praise the colorectal surgeon
Misunderstood and much maligned
Slaving away in the heart of darkness
Working where the sun don’t shine

Respect the colorectal surgeon
It’s a calling few would crave
Lift up your hands and join us
Let’s all do the finger wave

When it comes to spreading joy
There are many techniques
Some spread joy to the world
And others just spread cheeks

Some may think the cardiologist
Is their best friend
But the colorectal surgeon knows…
He’ll get you in the end!

Why be a colorectal surgeon?
It’s one of those mysterious things.
Is it because in that profession
There are always openings?

When I first met a colorectal surgeon
He did not quite understand;
I said, “Hey nice to meet you
But do you mind? We don’t shake hands.”

He sailed right through medical school
Because he was a whiz
Oh but he never thought of psychology
Though he read passages.

A doctor he wanted to be
For golf he loved to play,
But this is not quite what he meant…
By eighteen holes a day!

LITFL musings and meanderings

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