In-sewer Ants

I remember laughing very hard at a comic-book joke as a kid. A red indian with horrific injuries goes to visit his witch-doctor:

— What brought this on?
— I was out hunting when an eagle attacked me, but luckily it dropped me in front of a flock of runaway buffallo!
— Luckily?
— Yes, it's the only thing my medical insurance covers!

I used to find it hilarious back then, but having now started looking into insurance I realize that the joke's on me, and I don't find it so funny anymore. Here's an exerpt from the exclusion clause in Abbey's accident cover:

We will not pay benefits for an accident that is directly or indirectly the result of:

If the poor red indian in the joke above had had this insurance, I'm pretty sure the cretins would have managed to weazel their way out of paying for his claim.

Date: 12 August 2006

Author: Stig Brautaset

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