Pride is a feeling of satisfaction derived from one's own achievements that, when swallowed, can cause mild abdominal pain at best and small bowel obstruction at worst.
A Few Scenarios That May Force Someone to Swallow One's Pride
- Anesthesiologist asked by orthopedic surgeon to scratch his balls
- Nurse asked to do anything by an incompetent intern
- Medicine asked by any surgical subspecialty to take the patient as primary
- Health care professional agrees to whatever a hospital administrator suggests