July 31, 2001
~~~ NOTE FROM CHRIS: ~~~
Tobacco giant Philip Morris funded a study on the
positive effects of smoking, and concluded that early
deaths due to smoking were GOOD for a government --
saving much money in health care, pensions, etc.
Wonder what else they discovered?
The Top 14 Other Interesting
Findings by Philip Morris
- Dying of lung cancer saves people from the anguish of a mid-life crisis.
- A persistent hacking cough is excellent aerobic exercise *and* really works the abs.
- Facial wrinkles, yellow teeth and shriveled lips greatly reduce the risk of being stalked.
- Because of an accounting error in promotions, if everyone under the age of 18 pooled their Marlboro Miles, they could buy the company.
- Nutritious carbohydrates in Miller beer make for an excellent energy drink.
- Yellow nicotine teeth stains provide camouflage in cases of jungle combat.
- Discarded butts make a great snack for rats *and* choke thousands of disease-carrying pigeons to death every year.
- Little kids think that adults with "throat cancer voice" sound really cool.
- People who sit at desks all day long are prime candidates for heart attacks. Smokers, on the other hand, leave their desks and go outside several times per work day.
- Turns out smoking is a reliable indicator of sluttiness in women.
- Without cigarettes, the entire economy of our nation's prisons would collapse, forcing thousands of American inmates to go without bitches and shivs.
- You're never fully clean until you're emphysemally clean!
- Smoking is the third safest method of weight loss, after fen-phen and heroin.
and the Number 1 Other Interesting Finding by Philip Morris...
- Man, that RuPaul is one hot chick!
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Selected from 124 submissions from 45 contributors.
Today's Top Five List authors were:
- Dave Goudsward, Harrisburg, PA -- 1 (7th #1) Email
- Curt Cutting, Santa Monica, CA -- 2, 7
- Jim Rosenberg, Greensboro, NC -- 3 Email / Hall of Famer
- R.M. Weiner, Valley Village, CA -- 4 Email / Hall of Famer
- Brian Jones, Atlanta, GA -- 5 Email
- Sandra Hull, Arlington, VA -- 6, 13 Email / Website
- Kim Moser, New York, NY -- 7 Email
- Bill Muse, Seattle, WA -- 8 Email / Hall of Famer
- Neil Schwartzman, Montreal, Quebec -- 8 Email
- Beth Black, Misawa City, Japan -- 9 Email / Website
- Beth Kohl, Chicago, IL -- 9
- Steve Hurd, Oakland, CA -- 10 Hall of Famer
- Dan Johnson, Champlin, MN -- 11 Website
- Paul Lara, San Antonio, TX -- 12, 13 Email
- Peter Bauer, Rochester, NY -- 13
- David G. Scott, Kansas City, MO -- 13 Email
- Charles Gulledge, Richardson, TX -- 13
- Dave Wesley, Pleasant Hill, CA -- 13, RU list name Email / Hall of Famer
- Rachel Blubaugh, Lewisville, TX -- 14 Email / Website
- Randy Mallon, Austin, TX -- Topic
- Lori Carmona, Manassas, VA -- Banner tag
- Lev L. Spiro, Los Angeles, CA -- HM list name Email / Hall of Famer
- Tristan Fabriani, Passaic, NJ -- List moderator
- Chris White, Los Angeles, CA -- List owner/editor Email / Hall of Famer
- Boston, Boston, MA -- Ambience (explanation)