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Comment Re:Candidate found for Trump speechwriter (Score 1) 257

Unfortunately, you can't watch someone floss their teeth and see the health benefits happening. You won't know for years

Sure you can. You can examine the gunk that removed by flossing even after brushing. Is having food debris in your mouth and promoting infections a good thing or a bad thing?

Even if a person wants to be obtuse about the above, it only takes a couple of weeks to see objective evidence i.e. gum bleeding reduced or stopped, reduced inflammation and reduction in pocket size.

Comment Re:Floss (Score 1) 257

Flossing has little to do with cavities; it is more about preventing gum disease.

Chronic gum disease leads to pockets at the base of your teeth where the gums have pulled away due to inflammation. Does your dentist take measurements? For a lot of patients that they view as a lost cause, the dentists don't even make a big deal about it. You can check this at home by flossing and seeing if your gums bleed.

Comment Re:What comes to mind? (Score 1) 212

You can look it up in a book, perhaps even online. Then you'll know what the word means.

Words in English can have multiple & nuanced meanings. Look up the word "unlimited" and then check out the example usages. In the examples at, "unlimited" really meant "vast" or "undefined" e.g. "the unlimited skies".

Comment Re:What the hell are you on about? (Score 1) 255

Because no one doing the blaming actually has children, or remembers what its like to have small children, or has ever actually had to chase a toddler around. ...though some of them will likely claim to have said experiences, and think that anyone who doesn't keep their child on a dog leash is a horrible parent...

Ah, playing the old "I have kids so I'm special" card.

Look it's simple, if you can't control your kids, they shouldn't be out in public. Do you really think that a toddler that has to chased arround belongs in a public setting with lots of potential dangers? /p?

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