We Cannot Child-Proof The Whole World

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Posted by Shapley Hunter on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 8:36 AM:

Mother Criticized Over Fight To Banish Acorns Form Schoolyard.

http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/11/13/...

"Donna Giustizia told Vaughan, Ont., city council that the saplings dropping tree nuts onto school property pose a threat to young students with anaphylaxis-inducing allergies and are infringing on their right to a nut-free space."

I think the belief in a right to nut-free space in the great outdoors is kind of oxymoronic...

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    Well that's just nuts.

    -- Posted by DADES on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 8:43 AM
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    That bit of wisdom, if brought to this country, could eliminate half of the posters on speakout and the threads.

    -- Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Wed, Nov 14, 2012, at 10:52 AM
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    More from our neighbors up North:

    Lock up your cat, save a bird!

    http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/11/15/...

    Nova Scotia's Ecology Action Centre wants people to place their cats under house arrest to stop the killing of songbirds.

    Methinks Cape Girardeau's starling population could do with a few more housecats thinning their numbers.

    -- Posted by Shapley Hunter on Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 8:46 AM
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    And more from the dead-bird department:

    "Birds fall dead in Arkansas town for second year in a row"

    http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/01/02/...

    (This one's actually from January, but I missed seeing it in the news...)

    -- Posted by Shapley Hunter on Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 8:51 AM
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    Lock up your cats.... might as well try locking up your women.

    Cats and women do as they please.... men and dogs may as well get used to it.

    -- Posted by Have_Wheels_Will_Travel on Thu, Nov 15, 2012, at 10:25 AM

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