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

    From a 1970s column, “silly syndrome,” the best customer stories of the decade.


    That’s One Way to Do it—March 4, 1974

    How to empty a store fast: Take one customer in line with a prescription you can’t read. Look at the clock and note that it’s too late to get the doctor on the phone for a private interpretation. Ask customer what is his ailment. Hear customer answer rather loudly, “I have parasitic crabs in my skin.” Actually, all the other good people in line didn’t suddenly think suddenly think of business that required their presence elsewhere. Two remained—scratching furiously all the while.

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