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'We don't have to anesthetize patients anymore. I just walk in with this and they pass out in a second.'
'The Novocain seems to have kicked in,'
'We're all out of Novocain, so we need to restrain your arms and legs.'
"What'll it be—Novocain or Yanni?"
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'Is there a chance you will die under the anaesthetic? Well, that is the killer question.'
'Keep still, this won't hurt a bit.'
'We tend to favour more traditional anaesthetic techniques here.'
"The procedure begins with a local anesthetic to your wallet."
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'You can have general anesthesia or just be numbed from the wallet down.'
"And now, my mother, Mrs. Knable, will put you to sleep with tales of her arthritis."
'Shall I give it to you straight, or would you like some mild anesthetic?'
'You'll be awake during the entire procedure because our anesthetic has been recalled by the FDA.'
'Since you can't tolerate anesthetics, severall of our personnel will hold you down.'
Patient to doctor with boxing gloves on: 'You must be the anesthesiologist?'
'Would you like to take advantage of our 'painless dentistry option'?'
'The Nobel prize for medicine was awarded to Dr. Quentin R. Owlsey, who developed an anesthetic that leaves patients capable of writing checks.'
"The only type of anesthesia your health insurance would cover is a tranquilizer dart."
'Mr Rombly has cancelled his appointment. The Dow is up and he's feeling no pain.'
"Wait, Jeff. Our new policy is to ask our guests to leave the room before discussing confidential matters. No need for the chloroform."
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'Sure we're underfunded, but we manage!'
Things you don't want to hear or why they make sure you're asleep
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"You want a local anesthetic? Okay, our receptionist will tell you endless stories about her grandchildren."
Man bites on stick - "That other painkilling method is of course a lot more expensive."
Dr. Morton believed he had found a less upsetting way to give his patients Novocain shots.