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Picabo ICU –  This is *only a joke* — there is no Intensive Care Unit named after Picabo Street — but it’s still a funny joke!

US Olympic skier Picabo Street has made a substantial donation to a hospital in her home town. Apparently, her father received life saving intensive care there after a severe heart attack last year.

A hospital spokesperson said: “We are very pleased that Ms. Street has chosen to remember our hospital in this manner. Based on the size of Picabo’s donation, we will completely refurbish the intensive care unit of the hospital where her father was treated. In honor of Ms. Street’s donation, the hospital will now call the unit … the Picabo I.C.U.”

This is only a joke — there is no Intensive Care Unit named after Picabo Street.  Likewise, the following is also only a joke – she’s an Olympic athlete and sports commentator, not a nurse:

The famous Olympic skier Picabo Street, pronounced (Peek’aboo), is not just an athlete, she is also a nurse who currently works in the Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.) of a large metropolitan hospital.

She is a fine nurse, however, Picabo is not permitted to answer the telephone because too much confusion ensues when she answers the phone and says…..

“Picabo, I.C.U.”

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