[thechat] driving and smoking

Martin martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Jun 15 13:01:18 CDT 2004

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Joel D Canfield wrote:

> Why do people who smoke hang the cigarette out the window while they
> drive?

Same reason they hold cigarettes away from themselves (usually towards
your small child[1]) in restaurants - because lord knows, you don't want
your space invaded by your smoke.

[1] 66.7% of Ruaridh's godparents being honourable exceptions

"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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