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Irrational Satire Monkeypox Mercifully Ends Plague of Acronyms BAR-ENDER
Posted by: on Jun 17, 03 | 10:01 am

The years long plague of naming newly discovered diseases using sterile acronyms such as, SIDS, AIDS and SARS has finally been broken with the discovery of the new disease Monkeypox, which broke out in the Midwest early this week.

“With Monkeypox, we’re seeing a return to the creativity that gave us Mad Cow, German Measles, Whooping Cough, and Crabs. It’s been a long, dry run for disease, and I’m personally glad to see the spell ended.” Said CDC chief Dr. Julie Gerberding. “And I’d like to say to anyone out there fortunate enough to name a new disease: It’s not always easy, but including the name of an animal is a sure bet.”



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