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I had to have a tooth removed last Thursday. It took me FOREVER to get an appointment. Once I got there and got back in the room where they were going to extract my tooth I felt like I was in an operating room not a dentist office. I remember back in the ‘80’s when I got two eye teeth removed they gave me a shot and pulled the teeth and Ibuprofen to take for pain and away I went with one day off work.

I’m laying there with about 3 or 4 people in the room checking my blood pressure and then my sugar level and another person was asking me a MILLION questions. Finally they put this block in my mouth and that was the last thing I remember until they woke me up with this huge hole where my tooth was. It felt like the GRAND CANYON where my tooth use to be.

The title of this message is: Hyperbole.

Hyperbole is over stating something to make a point. To awaken you thought about a subject.

-Did you spot any “Hyperbole” in my story?

---Took FOREVER to get an appointment.

---They were asking me a MILLION questions.

---They left a hole where my tooth was like the GRAND CANON.

I bet if we just listen for Hyperbole we can hear them all over the place. I think it’s something we have grown accustom and we have allowed ourselves to adapt and understand it.

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