The medical profession has a well-deserved reputation for atrocious handwriting, which has undoubtedly led to many mishaps in patient care. Sometimes, however, problems in interpreting doctor's writing, as those of us who have worked on publications know, is their choice of words, word order, or spelling. The following is taken from the internet (and thus I cannot vouch for the veracity of any of these) and claims to be actual unedited doctor's notes. Indeed, I have seen things not very different from these in Case Report Forms from Clinical Studies. It is presented for your consideration and enjoyment, as well as a caution to be careful with your writing.