Skip to comments.Medical Gift Cards A Hot Commodity This X-Mas
Posted on 12/18/2007 6:39:37 PM PST by Nachum
NEW YORK (CBS) ― We will be spending more than $26 billion on gift cards this year. And just when you thought there's nothing new under the Christmas tree along comes one for "good health."
When it comes to Christmas presents, Stacey Smith was stumped over what to give to her husband's grandmother.
"Especially an older person
they really have everything they need," Smith said.
(Excerpt) Read more at wcbstv.com ...
For the man who has everything.
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“Oh boy! $50 gift card towards a new liver! Thanks Mom...”
I hit the link just to be sure. LOVE how they used “X-Mas” instead of spelling out “Christmas.”
Oh, the horror! The horror! Jerks.
Maybe they're lazy? :)
I’m guessing that they’re not lazy. They’re Leftists. Which would make them lazy...which would make them Leftists...which would make them lazy...which would make them...
MOTHER: By the way, I saw a wonderful idea for Christmas presents at the chemists. Gift tokens. Medical gift tokens.
MRS TERRAIN: Oh, that sounds marvellous.
MOTHER: Yes, they're good at any doctor's and at many of the major hospitals -- and they're accepted for gynecological complications including Caesarian section.
My mom talked about that X-crap in the early 70’s and made sure we understood why.
Gee thanks, a rectal exam for Christmas. Honey, you are the best!
Yea....a colonoscopy!!! Just what I WANTED!!!
I kinda like it, actually - I could help my less-fiscally-responsible relatives out a bit financially while making sure the money went for something they actually needed.
My Christmas present from all my family this year is Lasik.
How about storage space?
My mom talked about that X-crap in the early 70s and made sure we understood why.
Are you aware that X is the first letter in the Greek spelling of Christ? It was an often used abbreviation.
Ewww! Gramma used her gift card to get breast implants!
“Ewww! Gramma used her gift card to get breast implants!”
What a boob!
All the guys on my list are getting a card for a free prostate exam.
Performed by Gramma!
I heard that later, but my mom explained it was a way to remove Christ. No, we were not told that, nor do I understand why the change would be needed.
A rectal exam?! Awwww, you shouldn’t have.
No change is necessary , that abbreviation has been around since the 16 th century .It's actually older than Modern English
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