Since I work in a pharmacy and not in a bookstore like Abby does, this sort of pharmaceutical Dear Abby is my way of working in thoughts that surface in my own job. Don’t know how many of these I’ll do, but it seems to work for now.
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Welcome to the YouTube Channel that can Make any Medication Name into a Song!
And since you guys cannot seem to get it through your heads that this channel is about songs, and not about medication advice… here’s another letter I got from someone in a pharmacy.
“Dear Girl who Knows Too Much about Medication:
“I need your help! I work in a pharmacy and I have a non-compete agreement which says I can’t work for any competitor while I’m here.
“But I don’t make enough money, and I need to get a second job. What counts as a competitor?”
Well, a competitor is any business that a customer might use as an alternative to the pharmacy where you work.
So, obviously, you can’t get a second job at another pharmacy.
And you can’t make your own herbal remedies and sell them, because someone might choose them over medicine from the pharmacy you work at.
And you can’t make jewelry to sell, because someone might buy it instead of seeking medical care, since some people believe gemstones have healing powers.
And you can’t work in a morgue or funeral home, because people might decide to die instead of taking medicine–
Do you really want to spread misinformation like that?
Hey, if it discourages people asking me for advice.
MOUSEOVER TEXT: Abby can’t provide real information anyway, because her day job is in a bookstore and that would be breaking her non-compete agreement.