A cop stops a car for traveling faster than the posted speed
The officer asks the man his name.
"Fred," he replies.
"Fred what?" the officer asks.
"Just Fred," the man responds.
The officer is in a good mood and thinks he might just give the
fellow a break and write him out a warning instead of a ticket.
The officer then presses him for the last name.
The man tells him that he used to have a last name but lost it.
The officer thinks that he has a nut case on his hands but plays
along with it.
"Tell me, Fred, how did you lose your last name?"
The man replies, "It's a long story, so stay with me."
"I was born Fred Dingaling.
I know -- a funny last name.
Kids used to tease me all the time.
So I stayed to myself, studied hard and got good
When I got older I realized that I wanted to be a
I went through college, medical school, internship, residency,
and finally got my degree, so I was Fred Dingaling, MD.
After a while I got bored being a doctor, so I decided to go back
to school. Dentistry was my dream!
Got all the way through school, got my degree, so then I was Fred
Dingaling, MD, DDS.
Got bored doing dentistry, so I started fooling around with
my assistant and she gave me VD.
So now I was Fred Dingaling, MD, DDS, with VD.
Well, the ADA found out about the VD, so they
took away my DDS.
Then I was Fred Dingaling, MD with VD.
Then the AMA found out about the ADA taking away my DDS
because of the VD, so they took away my MD leaving me as
Fred Dingaling with VD.
Then the VD took away my Dingaling, so now I am just Fred."