Saturday, 3 December 2011

Patent Medicine


"I'm very eager to hear your comments on my essay, unfortunately my rabbit has fallen rather sick and ... I need to feed him by syringe every 30 minutes and ...[and so] its rather hard for me to leave the house today."

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I was not well yesterday.
(Winterval 'flu - nothing serious)
This email from a student was sent to me
by the Young Academic
to cheer me up.
It worked.

16 comments:

  1. Hope you're feeling perkier.

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  2. Ugh, there's a lot of it about - get well soon!

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  3. awww, very sweet. hope you feel better soon!

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  4. I'm sorry you were sick--and so glad to have read this post. The combo of the picture and the almost-hard-to-believe email... Perfect! But I do hope you are feeling better :)

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  5. Do feel better soon. Chamomile with a bit of a kick in it would be good.
    I love the email..that is almost enough to cheer the world.
    Take care, onward and upward with some cozy sleep, a loved one taking care of you. All will be well.

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  6. Glad the Young Academic had some good medicine for you. And that excuse from the student is 'way better than "the dog ate my homework."

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  7. I hope that you feel much better soon. I think you should frame the e-mail to remind us of the importance of priorities in this serious world.

    I hope also that bunny gets the spring back in his step forthwith.

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  8. I hope you are feeling better soon and don't need to have anything administered by syringe.

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  9. Loved this.
    Feel better soon.

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  10. Oh, ick. So sorry.
    Young Academic cheered us, too!
    Hope that bug has skeedaled far, far away from you by now...

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  11. I hope you feel better soon and have someone tending to your needs every thirty minutes (although not feeding you by syring of course!)

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  12. Yup,
    'tis the season of the dreaded lurgy. Hope all is well again soon.

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  13. I hope you are now back to full, rude health? Good e-mail, I'm glad that it was forwarded to you so that we could share in it too.

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  14. Poor you, I would be hiding under the coverlets too if a syringe was in the offering! Get well soon :-)

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