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Barry Cryer's favourite doctor story

Blog | By Barry Cryer | May 28, 2021

Willie Rushton had a great series of tips:

Never go to a doctor with dying plants in his waiting room

Never go on holiday to countries where they still point at planes

Never go to a dentist with blood in his hair

Never go to a psychiatrist who has always got his mother with him