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    Are you my waitress today?

    Actually, in the 18th & 19th century, most "nurses" were prostitutes. Who better to take care of men, especially in war, than a women who were not uncomfortable seeing a naked man and caring for the needs of his body. "Ladies" would never deem this a proper vocation...until Florence Nightengale during the Crimean War. Even then, the "new" nurses got no respect because most nurses were still prostitiues who received most of their pay in liquor.
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    as good as it gets and it ain't that good

    My hospital requires us to sign up for mandatory on-call shifts...whether you work part time or full time. A lot of nurses have gone to part time, because they know they'll be called in for their on-call shifts anyway.