In medieval times, people who were ill turned to barbers. Barbers were the doctors of the time, mainly because the had a sharp blade, useful for shaving AND bloodletting. Sounds pretty crazy, doesn’t it?
Today, all of you are much more knowledgeable and educated, so you would never resort to letting a barber open your vein to let out the “bad humors,” whatever that means. No! You’re too smart for that!
In the 21st century, you know better places to go for medical advice. You’d proudly walk past the barber shop without even acknowledging it. You’d walk past all of the other distractions and go right to the expert for healthcare – – – –
A pillow salesman! Not just any pillow salesman, but the “My Pillow” salesman and he would advise you to add extract of oleander, a potentially deadly drug, to your diet.
If someone wrote this as a comedy script, Rowan and Martin would not have been interested. Monty Python would have politely demurred. Lorne Michaels from Saturday Night Live would laugh at you until security ushered you out of the studio. Even Jackass would ignore you.
What is wrong with you people?!