A tooth had been bothering Elwood all week.  The dental clinic at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa was closed during Spring Break so the Face of Everyman recommended the old fashioned method of extracting a loose baby tooth: Knot a piece of string around the tooth and jerk quickly.  The venerable sage had reached out to the tooth fairy; alerting her to be ready with a small coin to reward Elwood’s achievement.