–verb (used without object)

1. to look about or stare with great curiosity, as by craning the neck or turning the head.

–verb (used with object)

2. to gawk at: The tieup was due to drivers rubbernecking an accident.

–noun Also, rub·ber·neck·er.

3. a sightseer; tourist.
4. an extremely curious person.

Americans these days love to rubberneck. When there is a car accident, you are guaranteedto see a rubbernecker. Dane Cook does a bit about accidents, and how Americans love to watch the "actions." He refers to a man standing on the corner saying that he was in his kitchen when he heard a bang, so he grabbed his slippers and went out side; then another man says he was in the living room, and he didn’t even grab shoes. I admit to rubbernecking myself. When I see a car accident, I love to try to see what is going on. It applies to more than accidents though. In a restaurant one day I heard a couple arguing, and being the rubbernecker that I am, I listened closely. I then began to notice the other people around doing the same.


Peeing in a Pool…

“Having a smoking section in a restaurant is a little like having a peeing section in a pool.”

Amen! I have nothing agianst smoking, or even smoking in restaurants, but some people do. If there is simply a section for smoking in a restaurant, the smoke still travels everywhere. If you wish to put cancer in your own lung, go for it; but don’t put cancer in other people’s lungs. It’s the same with peeing in a swimming pool. If you want to swim in your own pee, then please do it in you own pool or bath tub, don’t make everyone else swim in your pee too! Thank-you.


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