Donald, the gamekeeper, had
been far from well and the Doctor had prescribed the application of
leeches and gave his wife the necessary instructions. On his next visit
he found Donald looking the waur o the wear.
"I see you have
been applying the leeches to some purpose" remarked the Doctor.
the practical wife "Leeches did ye say? Whit wad leeches dae tae a big
man like that? A pit the ferret at him!