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Forum: The Doctor Is In 17 February 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Sue
Co-sleeping can lead to infant deaths, experts say

Nearly 3,500 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly each year. While many deaths have been prevented by having babies sleep on their backs, health experts are sounding a different alarm. This warning...
Forum: Social Studies 16 February 2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Sue
Canada I don't know how often anyone outside Canada...

I don't know how often anyone outside Canada would see Don Cherry but he's a well known shoot off the mouth sportscaster here and his clothes are a real sight to behold. I'm pretty sure he dresses...
Forum: Social Studies 15 February 2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Sue
I think the point is she was talking very...

I think the point is she was talking very specifically about newscasters, not saying that women in general should never have bare arms. I have noticed the sleeveless trend with women newscasters and...
Forum: Police Blotter 15 February 2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,421
Posted By Sue
So Trump tweeted that this is a mental health...

So Trump tweeted that this is a mental health issue. Why do I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that if this young man's name was Mohammed that he'd be talking about terrorism?
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 February 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 214,448
Posted By Sue
I'd consider watching based on a personal...

I'd consider watching based on a personal recommendation :). What I am sick and tired of is multiple adverts for the same shows within the space of a half hour. I am guessing the powers that be...
Forum: Social Studies 15 February 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Sue
What bothers me about her comment isn't that I...

What bothers me about her comment isn't that I defend the right of anyone to bare arms ( an overused joke going around right now) but that it's yet another criticism of the way women in the public...
Forum: Social Studies 15 February 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By Sue
Kim Campbell calls sleeveless dresses 'demeaning' for TV broadcasters

Kim Campbell is admonishing female news anchors who wear sleeveless dresses on the air, calling the bare-armed attire "demeaning." The former prime minister tweeted her displeasure, saying "bare arms...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 February 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 214,448
Posted By Sue
I know this is stupid but I hate the commercials,...

I know this is stupid but I hate the commercials, the constant, endless commercials, some channels have for their upcoming shows. I do not care how often you advertise it I am not watching The...
Forum: NFBSK Gone Wild! 15 February 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Sue
“I am not 100 percent sure why anyone would think...

“I am not 100 percent sure why anyone would think I should be embarrassed about it.” (from the article in the OP)

These kinds of comments drive me crazy. Not that she should be embarrassed but...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 February 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,698
Posted By Sue
Certainly though by the '60s the N word was...

Certainly though by the '60s the N word was completely unacceptable - or that is my recollection from childhood anyway. With regard to the other words you cite I read a children's book recently that...
Forum: SLC 15 February 2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 16,379
Posted By Sue
My son lived at home for a few years after...

My son lived at home for a few years after university and definitely had a few people telling him that this was a really bad idea. Well, for some people I'm sure it would have been but we found it...
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
Canada I'm flashing back to World History in grade 11. ...

I'm flashing back to World History in grade 11. My history teacher would have heartily concurred with the above.
Forum: SLC 14 February 2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
United Kingdom Thanks to all who responded to my Worcestershire...

Thanks to all who responded to my Worcestershire sauce question - and Bill a big thank you for that commercial! Loved it :).
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
At the risk of sounding like a cheapskate I don't...

At the risk of sounding like a cheapskate I don't think I've ever tipped in a fast food court.
Forum: Social Studies 13 February 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Sue
We've had that here in Ottawa for at least a few...

We've had that here in Ottawa for at least a few years now and I agree it is an interesting idea. Not something I'd personally feel comfortable doing though (either as the human library book or the...
Forum: SLC 13 February 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
I've been watching a lot of cooking shows lately...

I've been watching a lot of cooking shows lately and the one word that gets pronounced differently time and time again is "worcestershire" as in Worcestershire sauce. Is there a one correct way to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 February 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,698
Posted By Sue
If the word was used in context that's one thing,...

If the word was used in context that's one thing, if it was used the way my baby sister used "damn" once upon a time, as in "beavers build dams, right Mom" and similar questions all so she could say...
Forum: SLC 11 February 2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
The young men I know often wear T shirts under a...

The young men I know often wear T shirts under a button-down shirt and I guess that is an undershirt (?) but undershirts in the strictest sense of the word (well strictest sense of the word IMO :) )...
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 February 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,242
Posted By Sue
I just saw the trailer at the cinema yesterday. ...

I just saw the trailer at the cinema yesterday. It certainly looks impressive but it does not look like A Wrinkle In Time to me. If I do go to see it I think it will have to be with the clear...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 11 February 2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Sue
United States Trump hires in his own image -- bullies, posers, and bad boys

With critics of chief of staff John Kelly calling for his resignation after he supported an accused wife beater who recently resigned from the White House staff, it's time to ask a simple question:...
Forum: Social Studies 10 February 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,784
Posted By Sue
United States Whenever we watch the channels we get that are...

Whenever we watch the channels we get that are out of California I get jealous! I can't think of the names off hand but there are several restaurants that seem to be based either only in California...
Forum: Rantidote 10 February 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 26,663
Posted By Sue
I don't need to justify to you why I want to lose...

I don't need to justify to you why I want to lose a little more weight! Just because you've put on pounds and "are at peace with it" doesn't mean I need to stay where I am. I am by no means aiming...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 10 February 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Sue
College cancels program after doctor criticizes subject as 'magical thinking'

Georgian College has announced that it's cancelling a plan to have a three-year diploma course on homeopathy. The move follows strong criticism from a Barrie physician and an outpouring of opposition...
Forum: SLC 10 February 2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 25,341
Posted By Sue
We recently bought a new car and, like most...

We recently bought a new car and, like most people I guess, we financed it. My stupid question - I noticed a lot of cars for sale that were 2016 and 2017 that were used. Do a lot of people trade in...
Forum: The Doctor Is In 08 February 2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Sue
:mad: My little grandchild has the flu right now...

:mad: My little grandchild has the flu right now and normally I wouldn't be at all worried, but not this year. And idiots like the Copelands can just go jump in a very deep lake and see if god will...
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