Today, though, i will indulge -- just read one that i got a chuckle out of, by Agatha Christie in "What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw"
"A doctor's life, I always think, is so noble and self-sacrificing," said Miss Marple.
"You can't know many doctors," said Doctor Quimper. "Leeches they used to be called and leeches they often are!";-)