March 15th, 2007

device

The reason for medical technical jargon...

... is clearly to make conditions sound more dignified and interesting than they really are. In the case at hand, "extracting a Cerumen Impaction" sounds ever so much better than, "We removed a plug of earwax the size of a Tootsie Roll from each ear". But at least I can hear again. (And suddenly realize that my hearing's only been around 70% for months now...)