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Do not look into the laser with your one good eye.
Senior Technical Writer
barry_kieffer -at- adc -dot- com
Sandy Harris wrote <snip>
From Eastern Canada: sign at the crest of a hill, just before the highway
down a long grade and, as it levels out, becomes the main street of a small
Please drive carefully. We have no hospital.
Methinks such warnings are extremely effective.
I am inclined to write such things and sometimes take flack for it from folk
who consider either the bluntness or the levity 'unprofessional'. I consider
anyone who thinks that clueless.