“Let me make one thing very clear. It’s Mick-Fayhg, not Mick-Fag.” Dr. McFeague said.

Seamus raised a hand. “Why does it matter?” he said.

“Because Mick-Fag implies that I like cigarettes and I like women,” Dr. McFeague said. “And I don’t care for you to be making any assumptions about me.”

“Is it true?” Nigel said.

“Is what true?”

“That you like cigarettes?” Nigel piped. “Or women.”

“Remember what I said about making assumptions?” Dr. McFeague said. “If you find out anything about what I like to put in my mouth, it’ll be because I told you so, yeah? Now let’s get to chemistry.”

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