Nick’s visit to the Dentist….A “Spurious Horde” Reference….

I had my teeth cleaned today, and the regular dental checkup.  In the final stage, before the good Doctor made his final exam,

(a good Dr. if ever there was,…he is responsible for, basically, curing my needle phobia.  His capacity to deliver an injection, in my experience, is unparalleled…into a major sensory nerve whilst expertly jostling the needle as acutely as Niccolò Paganini could manipulate a bow, to deposit the Xylocaine with, literally, no pain…the vast majority of the time….…