Olden, Not Golden
c) Joint replacement
A: Any of these answers would be reasonable. Each year, roughly 3 million Americans undergo surgery to remove cataracts. Almost 1.3 million pregnant women have their babies by C-section annually. More than a million Americans have joint replacement surgery, the vast majority involving knees. And doctors perform almost as many circumcisions on newborn boys in the U.S. every year.
On a tombstone in a Ribbesford, England cemetery:
"The children of Israel wanted bread And the Lord sent them manna, Old clerk Wallace wanted a wife, And the Devil sent him Anna."
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