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AIJT NATURE WONDERFUL!
A Trip to the Dentist's
This is a cheerful little tale
pleasant subject and everything
like writing something funny about
a crutch. Now, let's see. Yep, it's that
big log in the back up in the gallery,
Feels like some little fiendish demon
Every time the nerve quiets down he
punctures it with a red-hot sharp
OUCH! OOIE! You try to soothe
it with water. YOW! Too cold! Have
to take it a little warmer.
Ah, that fluiets it for a few sec
dnds! Now it starts agajn. More
That's the way you spend the night
a moutniui or water every lu sec
onds. If morning will only hurry up
so you can hotfoot to the dentist s
At breakfast your whole .face is
sore. Have to take your coffee in an
eye dropper. Finally you arrive at
the dentist's. You slide into the wait
A couple of customers look up
from the latest 1903 magazines den
tists always have on hand. You sit
around awhile and study the den
tist's diploma, examine all the faces
or the photos of dental graduates,
then finally pick up a woman's mag
azine, Christmas number for 1901.
The two customers have been treat
ed. It's jour turn now.
The. dentist greets you with a big
grin and a "Good niorning," while he
unhooks a solid rock drill from the
infernal drilling machine. You start
to tell him what an awful time you're
having with that bum tooth. He's
heard the same thing thousands of
times before. It ain't news to him
and he says, "All right, we'll see what
we can do for it."
You sit in the chain, "Now, which
one is it?" You try, to answer while
he has the mirror in your throat.
"Iks thla buack un."
He knocks it with a nut pick. Ow!
Down comes. the drill. j
Brzzzzzzzz. Whew! Qw! Ooo! Oh:
Now he washes it with water.
Yow! Too cold! Sticks some cotton
in it, then puts a few drops of knock-em-dead
smelling medicine on it
That's all for the first treatment.
By the way, he examines all youi
other tusks, finds eight cavities, one
to yank out and two to be crowned.
"Now let's see, when can you com6
again? Wednesday afternoon, 4:30?
Fine. Out you go, a little better
but kinda sore yet and your moutt
smelling like a hospital
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