In life, you’re constantly appraising things: your house, your relationship, the situation…
How about your foreskin?
Is it worth $24,000?
English man Terry Brazier sold his, and that’s apparently its market value.
Terry went into the hospital for a cystoscopy — an endoscopy of the bladder, performed through the urethra.
But there was a case of the ol’ mistaken identity.
While Terry was talking to hospital staff, technicians wrongly performed a wholly different procedure on his nethers. The medical mayhemmers did their best Local Barber and “took a bit off the top.”
Mr. Brazier received a brand new look in the form of a circumcision.
How do you tell a guy, “I’m sorry, but we just inexplicably diced off part of your junk”?
Terry recounted to the Daily Star, “They didn’t know what to say when they found out they’d done it, they said they can’t send me back to the ward and they needed to talk to me.”
No word on whether they offered to put it back. I mean, if they can reattach a finger…
Andrew Furlong, medical director for the University Hospitals of Leicester, released a statement obtained by Cleveland’s Fox 8:
“We remain deeply and genuinely sorry that this mistake occurred, and I would like to take this opportunity to once again apologize to Mr. Brazier. … We take events like this very seriously and carried out a thorough investigation at the time to ensure that we learned from this incident and do all we can to avoid it happening again. While money can never undo what happened, we hope this payment provides some compensation.”
On Monday, the medical center confirmed Terry’s receipt of the aforementioned 24 grand.
I guess he’s cool with it. He might as well be — the exchange was somewhat of an ode to that grooviest of 70’s slang, when two right-on dudes wanna give each other five ’cause everything’s good, Daddy-O: “Give me some skin.”
Terry surely remembers the decade of bell bottoms and black lights well — he’s 70 years old.
Can you dig it? A surgeon did. They caught him on the flap side and sliced him like a Thanksgiving (jive) turkey.
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