“Good heavens, my dear chap! What happens to your patients after you unleash your mighty watery flood upon them?” asked Dr. Briefcase with grave concern.

“Well,” explained Dr. Dragon, “The flood usually carries them all the way to sea, where they often get lost for many months. It takes a long, long time to recover them, which is why my cases are never brief, like yours. Dr. Briefcase.

“My cases seem to drag on, and on, and on,” lamented Dr. Dragon, gloomily.