Playing Doctor

The seven-year old girl told her mom, "A boy in my class asked me to play
doctor." 

"Oh, dear," the mother nervously sighed. "What happened, honey?" 

"Nothing, he made me wait 45 minutes and then double-billed the insurance
company." 

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"QUOTE" FOR THE DAY - "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned
about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost 

INTERESTING HAPPENINGS / NEWS TIDBITS - MERIDAN, Conn. (UPI) -- Fifty-seven
percent of Americans admit to having personal reasons for not using turn
signals while driving. A recent survey of 1,000 adults, conducted by
Response Insurance, found 23 percent of drivers admit they are just plain
"lazy," while 17 percent don't signal because when they do, they forget to
turn off the blinker. Twelve percent said they change lanes too frequently
to bother with signals; 11 percent say signaling is unimportant; 8 percent
say they don't signal because other drivers don't -- and 42 percent say they
don't have enough time. A surprising 7 percent said driving without
signaling "adds excitement." The company identified several driver-types
when it comes to ignoring turn signals: Impulsive, Lazy, Forgetful,
Swervers, Ostriches, Followers and the Dare Devils. The National Driving
Habits Survey also indicated that men are more likely than women to forgo
their signal when changing lanes (62 percent vs. 53 percent). 
Among younger drivers (ages 18-24), 71 percent are apt not to signal,
compared with 49 percent of older adults (ages 55-64). Copyright 2006 by
United Press International