A gynecologist had become fed up with malpractice insurance and HMO

paperwork and was burned out.

Hoping to try another career where skillful hands would be beneficial,
decided to become a mechanic.
He went to the local technical college, signed up for evening classes,
attended diligently, and learned all he could.
When the time for the practical exam approached, the gynecologist
carefully for weeks and completed the exam with tremendous skill.

When the results came back, he was surprised to find that he had
obtained a
score of 150%.
Fearing an error, he called the instructor, saying, "I don't want to
ungrateful for such an outstanding result, but I wonder if there is an
in the grade."

The instructor said, "During the exam, you took the engine apart
which was worth 50% of the total mark.
"You put the engine back together again perfectly, which is also worth

50% of the mark."

After a pause, the instructor added, "I gave you an extra 50% because
did it all through the muffler, which I've never seen done in my entire