FIRST LECTURE ON AUTOPSIES
professor is giving the first year medical students their
first lecture on autopsies, and decides to give them a few
basics before starting. "You must be capable of two
things to do an autopsy. The first thing is that you must
have no sense of fear." At this point, the lecturer
sticks his finger into the dead man's anus, and then licks
He asks all the students to do the same thing with the
corpses in front of them. After a couple of minutes silence,
they follow suit.
"The second thing is that you must have an acute sense
of observation: I stuck my middle finger into the corpse's
anus, but I licked my index.