Joke 522

27 Aug
Poster from before the 1979 eradication of sma...

Poster from before the 1979 eradication of smallpox, promoting vaccination. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My friend Cliff  has a million of them.

A paediatric nurse had the difficult assignment of giving immunisation shots to children.  One day, she entered the examining room to give four-year-old Lizzie her vaccination.

“No, no, no!” screamed Lizzie.

“Lizzie,” scolded her mother, “that’s not polite behaviour.”

With that, the girl yelled even louder, “No, thank you!  No, thank you!”

12 Responses to “Joke 522”

  1. adinparadise August 27, 2012 at 05:28 #

    Lovely! 🙂


  2. vivinfrance August 27, 2012 at 08:24 #



  3. sharechair August 27, 2012 at 11:11 #

    That is a scary poster!


  4. katharinetrauger August 27, 2012 at 13:36 #

    Ha ha!


  5. viveka August 27, 2012 at 17:42 #

    Very cute …. ! *smile


  6. slpmartin August 27, 2012 at 22:36 #

    As I have said before…the mind of a child is a wonderful thing to observe….very cute joke.


  7. Pseu August 29, 2012 at 22:04 #

    I have actually seen this. 🙂


    • Tilly Bud - The Laughing Housewife August 30, 2012 at 12:57 #



      • Pseu August 30, 2012 at 17:03 #

        really. The times I remember were actually for IV infusions to be set up, not an inoculation. The solution was to stop trying, engage the child in a discussion about what could help… then to apply ‘magic cream’ and a clear plastic dressing for the magic cream to work under… then in an hour’s time to return with distractions and try again. Various distractions, such as puppetry, drawing, choosing a badge etc usually helped.
        That’s fine in a planned situation, but not so fine if the situation s an emergency one.


        • Tilly Bud - The Laughing Housewife August 31, 2012 at 10:57 #

          I’m sorry, I’m laughing my head off. When I read your original comment, it was on the comments page, not the post. I thought you had seen the bull chasing the official for real 😀


  8. grannymar September 5, 2012 at 14:55 #

    I am laughing at this kid!



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