I’ve spent the last three days lying half asleep in front of a TV set. It hasn’t given me any wish to own another one, though.
Today’s comments were food for thought. From Magnetic:
“For the next few months, strive to ensure there are positive media stories, letters to the editor, etc., that tout how well the bylaw changes are working. There will no doubt be a backlash from smokers in the beginning until they get used to the changes.
It shows well how they work, creating ‘positive’ stories about ‘how well’ the bans are working.
But they’re mistaken about smokers getting used to the bans. They don’t.
Your job is to make politicians continue to believe that they did the right thing.”
Because one day they’re going to start to believe that they didn’t.
And this one from Harley on Flatulence Control:
the reprimand said he offered no evidence of uncontrollable flatulence.
“It is my belief that you can control this condition,” management concluded in the reprimand.
Dunno about anyone else, but I’ve never been able to control ’em. The best I’ve managed is to delay ’em about 30 seconds.
Correction. Make that 10 seconds.
From Rose, unforeseen consequences:
Tomato and potato cultivation could be banned in the Maldives under requirements outlined under the new Tobacco Control Act, local media has reported today.
A study recently published in Multiple Sclerosis suggests that tobacco smoking may increase risk of multiple sclerosis in young people.
All in all, just another day of the usual barking madness.