April82012

Science Scunday: Jejunum

Jejunum: interjection. 1) Used to break the news to a person named Junum, as Junum is rather unlucky.

Person 1: “Jejunum, I don’t know how to tell you this, but that steak you ate was your uncle Harry.”

Junum: “I KNEW IT!”

Jejunum: n. 2) The middle section of the small intestine in most higher vertebrates, including mammals, reptiles, and birds.

Doctor 1: “Jejunum, I don’t know how to tell you this, but that steak you ate is lodged pretty tight in your jejunum.”

Junum: “I KNEW IT!”


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