The Ancient Greeks believed that melancholy was produced by the spleen and the English said it was anger, but a group of Harvard medical students is tossing around some other explanations in a new video send-up of the massively viral "What Does the Fox Say?" The video was created for the 107th Second Year Show, an annual musical and comedy event put on by medical and dental students.
Dancing around the hallowed halls of their academy to pulsing electronica, the performers describe the essential functions of the other organs and ask, "But there's one thing that no one knows….What does the spleen do?" Some of the cheeky explanations put forward by America's future top docs include: "vestigal fin" and "male uterus." Everybody sing: "Ring-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!" Or perhaps, they muse, it's a third eye or pulpy pocket to hold extra teeth. All togetherRead More »from ‘What Does the Spleen Do’: Harvard Med Students Spoof Ylvis’s Viral Video