At 11:09pm -0800 2/17/01, < wrote:
>They read a warning on these *strange* *new* chips
>that they *may cause digestive upset*, they hear on the news that they *may
>cause digestive upset*, their friends tell them as they pop a chip in their
>mouth that they *may cause digestive upset*, they eat the chips
Perhaps, but then tobacco smokers might just be imagining their
health problems because of cigarette warnings, too.
Remember that these problems were originally reported before these
warnings were required. The warnings were implemented after initial
reports indicated the problems. It may be true that the warning make
people more wary and sensitive to the problems, but the initial
problems reports predate the warnings, not vice versa.
-- Harvey Newstrom <http://HarveyNewstrom.com>
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