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    The Top 10 Wackiest Pharmacy Stories From the 70s: Part 2

    The drugs might change, but the people never do. Part 2 of our best of the 70s series.


    Holey incompetent— June 2, 1975

    Pharmacy school could never prepare you for dealing with all the oddniks [editor’s note: some words should stay in the 70s] you’ll run across. Take the new clerk I recently asked to hang pictures in our store. After supplying her with pictures, nails, and a hammer, I went about the profession of pharmacy, leaving her to her own devices. Came the first hard slam of the front door and pictures fell like autumn leaves. Her explanation for what went wrong: “I didn’t hammer the nails all the way in because if I did that, it would have made holes in the paneling.”

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