Ibuprofen

Bruce Herbold

Message 61680 · 6 Aug 2011 01:03:24 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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wht we refer to around here as "Vitamin I"

and sing song to the tune of frere Jaques:

Ibuprofin, Ibuprofin
Tylenol, Tylenol
Aspirin and Advil
Aspirin and Advil
Try them all, try them all
Bruce Herbold
San Francisco
On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Norma or Mike Briggs <xxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx>wrote:

> Years, many years ago, Norma and I were at TAC when it was held at Brock U
> in St Catherine's, ON (anyone else remember the joys of laundry-cart racing
> up and down the dorm halls?). She was doing an exam course, and I was
> hanging around having a good time. She and her fellow-candidates ran out of
> ibuprofen, which was then prescription-only in Canada.
>
> With nothing better to do (except dance or play the accordion), I made a
> border run of about 40 km one-way to Niagara Falls, NY, where I stopped at
> the nearest big-box drugstore and acquired about 1,000 ibuprofen pills for
> my suffering wife and friends.
>
> Re-entering Canada, I was asked "Anything to declare?" and I blithely
> responded "No," feeling a little like a big-time drug smuggler.
>
>
> I guess this was a question, in the end, of whether the good deed of
> helping alleviate bodily pain outweighed the bad deed of telling Canadian
> customs an out-and-out lie. At least that's how I rationalized it then.
>
> And I'd do it over if I needed to.
>
> Have a great weekend, with pain-free dancing, wherever you are.
>
>
> Mike Briggs
>
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>
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Bruce Herbold

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