Botanical Marvel

Submitted by IN SEINE

Monday, 21 April 2008

A botanist had just returned from an expedition to the South Pacific Islands and was discussing their adventures with their colleagues back at the university where they taught.

"What was the most exciting discovery you found there?", asked a fellow professor. One of them replied,

"The people native to this one island had discovered the most amazing cure for constipation. Using only the leafs of the local palm trees they concocted a suppository which quickly cured the ailment."

Another professor asked,

"A palm leaf suppository? Did it really work?"

Replied the botanist,

"With fronds like these, who needs enemas."

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