amusing reading:

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by SigP229, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. SigP229

    SigP229 Active Member

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    Disclaimer: Someone just e-mailed this to me and I don't know if there's any truth to it but it was fun reading.


    (A) Thenumber of physicians in the U.S.is

    700,000.

    (B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians

    per year are 120,000.

    (C) Accidental deaths per physician

    is 0.171.Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of

    HealthHuman Services.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Now think about this:

    (A) The number of gun owners in the U.S.

    is 80,000,000. (Yes, that's 80million)



    (B) The number of accidental gun deaths

    peryear, all age groups, is 1,500.



    (C) The number of accidental deaths

    per gunowner is .000188.

    Statistics courtesy ofFBI

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    So,statistically, doctors are approximately

    9,000times more dangerous than gun owners.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Remember, "Guns don't kill people, doctors do."

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT

    ALMOSTEVERYONE HAS AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Pleasealert your friends to this alarming threat.

    Wemust ban doctors before this gets completely out of
    hand!!!!!

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Outof concern for the public at large,

    I withheld the statistics on lawyers

    forfear the shock would cause

    peopleto panic and seek medical attention
     
  2. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    Yea, I got the same email a while back. I do believe it was posted here before sometime (not sure, though).
     

  3. SigP229

    SigP229 Active Member

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    :oops: was going to put that in the disclaimer but forgot.