nos-trum. pronunciation: \nos'-trum\. noun. Etymology: Latin, neuter of noster our, ours.
1. a medicine of secret composition recommended by its preparer but usually without scientific proof of its effectiveness.
2. a usually questionable remedy or scheme.
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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Medical Cartoonville

   

I'm not sure whether this is a gen-u-ine Snake Oil poster.  There's nothing explicit that gives it away as satire, but I sure wouldn't buy anything that used this color scheme and this rascally-looking character.

But you never know...
 
 

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