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Published:September 29th, 2008 17:09 EST
71-Year-Old Man Pregnant?

71-Year-Old Man Pregnant?

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A patient treated for agonizing abdominal pain received this surprising news in the hospital`s paperwork: `Based on your visit today, we know you are pregnant.` Surprising indeed for 71-year-old John Grady Pippen.

Hospital administrator William McMillan says an errant keystroke caused the hospital`s computer to spit out the wrong discharge instructions for the grandfather."

Associated Press

What`s sad is that an elderly person might actually believe the erroneous discharge instructions. If John McCain went to the hospital complaining of a stomachache and he was told that he`s pregnant, he would probably buy a maternity dress and order a chocolate ice cream cone topped with pickles. McCain refuses to release his med records, maybe he`s hiding a pregnancy or two.

Grandpa should sell the med records on eBay, he will probably make a few bucks. He won`t make any money suing the hospital, the false diagnosis is too preposterous to believe.

Grady should avoid returning to that hospital, he might be admitted with a diagnosis of tonsillitis and leave with no gonads.