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On Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:37:42 -0600, Savageduck
<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}> wrote:

>PeterN <"peter,newdelete"> wrote:
>> On 3/8/2018 8:50 AM, Savageduck wrote:
>>> Whisky-dave<> wrote:
>>>> On Thursday, 8 March 2018 06:14:05 UTC, RichA  wrote:
>>>> What's with the weird spelling .... selphie ?
>>> Upper class twit with huge shnoz, trying to differentiate between those
>>> “little people” and him when he is engaged in self-portraiture with his oh
>>> so superior camera phone.
>> Why should anyone care what anybody else does with their money, so long 
>> as it's ethical and legal. While you and I might not have used dollar 
>> bills as cigar lighters, and think that doing so is stupid, if someone 
>> does that, it's not my concern. (Unless of course, they light up in 
>> front of me.)
>> I read some of the postings on that thread, and think that some of the 
>> posters have very narrow thinking.
>> e.g. If not liking the way you look prompts a visit to the dentist, 
>> he/she may find something wrong. Even just straightening out your teeth 
>> helps preserve them longer. IIRC there is a causal relationship between 
>> good teeth and good health. As for prompting a trip to a dermatologist, 
>> he/she may find some form of skin cancer, or actinic keratosis, which 
>> often leads to skin cancer.
>A good dentist is going to check for tongue & gum lesions, and tissue
>I have had my share of solar keratoses removed from my arms. I also have
>the scar to confirm the removal of a squamous cell carcinoma from my face.
>Fortunately I have avoided any melanomas.

 I currently have a fleet (8?) of squamous and basal cell carcinomas
which have to be removed from my lower legs and a suspicious object on
my back which may just be an early stage melanoma. The possible
melanoma is a new experience for me but at one stage I had so many
BCC/SCC carved out of my legs I was on first name terms with the
operating theatre nurses.


Eric Stevens