[LINK] Fwd: DriverSMS Feature Release
Auer, Karl James
Mon, 29 Oct 2001 08:50:17 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick Welykochy [mailto:email@example.com]
> Great! Let the citizen's arrests begin! I see idiots yakkin' on their
> mobile phones while driving far far far too often.
> Failing the citizen's arrests, I suppose a few well-place pot-shots
> with a sling-shot would not run amiss ;)
Just make sure to dismount before unlimbering your sling shot, otherwise
you will be guilty of exactly the same misdemeanour as your target...
Here in Zurich I see cyclists - mostly schoolkids rather than adults,
but some adults as well - pressing the buttons on their mobile phones
while riding no-hands through the city centre pedestrian zones. It makes
me itch. I had the enormous pleasure a few weeks ago though of seeing
two SMS-ing cyclists run into each other - no damage to persons, but a
gratifyingly large amount of damage done to their bikes, and one of the
phones is no more.
It was for exactly this sort of situation that the Germans invented the
word Schadenfreude :-)
Karl Auer (firstname.lastname@example.org) Geschaeft/work
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