Speak up, Man!

A coal miner in France who lost his speech due to post traumatic stress induced by an explosion on the job, recovered after having a tooth extracted in a Loughborough hospital!

 A dentist proceeded to remove the man’s tooth without anaesthetic on the advice of one hospital surgeon. The shock tactic worked, as on feeling the pain, the patient exclaimed,  “Oh, you’ll pull my head off!’…

 

Source: The Newsletter: an Australian Paper for Australian People, Saturday 21 October 1916

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