ethics 4 sale
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Tue Aug 24 20:09:08 EDT 2004
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 18:41:28 +0100 (BST), Tanaqui Weaver wrote:
>> > Can you even get nitrous capsules in Utah?
>> I'm not even going to ask what the results of partaking of those wee
>> beasties might be. This is the first I've heard of them.
>um, the usual consequences of playing with nitrous oxide. You'll not have
>read Neal Stephenson's _Zodiac_, then?
Not yet. I mean, I know what nitrous oxide is, it's just the idea of having
little capsules on hand that I'm surprised at. I think it would be fun.
>This "laughing gas" used to be used by dentists, and besides its immediate
>effect is a longer-term antidepressant.
They used it on me when I had my wisdom teeth out. I was laughing like a
fool over the stupid T-shirt I was wearing. Blast the nurses for setting me
>It's nice to know that I might be able to replace my cane (which was stolen
>about a year ago).
Bummer! We must definitely rectify that. Talk to me privately.
>I didn't know that there were Survivalist Mormom chapters.
We mock them mercilessly and are also grateful they exist, so that SOMEONE
can be more fundamentalist than we are. :) Many of them are also
practicing polygamists, which is slightly less funny. Utah is a very odd
>> of weapons in their house. One year they each gave each other weapons as an
>> anniversary present, by coincidence. We wonder about the state of their
>> marriage. :)
>My beloved cane went with me to every wedding I attended. I usually dress in
>comfortable/shabby clothes, and you can't get away with a scary stick with
>them (also, where would I put it while cycling?).
I've been observing old people with canes (not that you are old, just that
most people I see with canes are) and deciding that when I get to that
stage, and you and I are in the nursing home together, I will have to have
something much cooler than the average miniature shepherd's crook. Maybe a
Gandalf staff, though that might be impractical for anything but tripping
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