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Subject:Re: Another strange warning From:Kim Ballard <ballardk -at- MACE -dot- CC -dot- PURDUE -dot- EDU> Date:Thu, 27 Jan 1994 14:05:41 EST
'Linda Kelley' writes in an earlier message
> The instruction manual for my new hair dryer includes the warning
> "Never use while sleeping."
> (Sleepwalkers, beware.)
Actually, Linda, the warning is not so weird. I bet you bought a
"blow-dryer" instead of the older type of hairdryers which came
complete with bonnets that people attached to the unit. The older type
of hairdryer was the subject of a number of letters to either Ann
Landers of Dear Abby (I read them both) a few years ago.
Apparently some people run the older hairdryers while they sleep
because they like the noise (sort of like a wind tunnel, I guess).
ballardk -at- mace -dot- cc -dot- purdue -dot- edu