On 10/28/99 10:56:01 PM, MM5168 wrote:
>You make some good points,
>however, just remember,
>smoking will kill you,
So will a multitude of other things
>it makes your fingers yellow,
I have been smoking for about 23 years and don't have yellow fingers, the yellow fingers happen from smoking NON filtered cigarettes
>it makes your home smell, it
>makes your clothes stink,
But if you're a smoker you don't smell it and if you do it doesn't bother you.
>it makes you cough in the
>morning, spitting up phlegm,
After 23 years I don't do this either.
>it bothers other people,
>possibly some who are allergic
Lots of things that people do bother other people like doing 30mph in the left lane. Again if you are TRULY allergic and you ask politely 99.999% of smokers will put them out
>it makes your car
>smell, it makes my car smell
>by you being it with your
Again the "smell" doesn't affect the smoker. If your car smells after someone sits in it WITHOUT lighting a cigarette, then either you have an amazing sense of smell, or it's all in your mind.
>On the other hand, I can't
>think of one good thing that
>smoking does for you, not one
>thing. Perhaps you can
Nicotine IS a stimulant but it HAS been shown as having a calming affect on the people that smoke it, so for people like me who are.. uh ... shall we say a little .. uh.. high strung it keeps our nerves calm.
I have a T-shirt that says:
The Surgeon General has determined that harassing me about my smoking can be hazardous to YOUR health!!!
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