Jun 18 2013

Special consideration

(while getting ready for dinner)

Dad: Time to set the table, RJ!

RJ: (whispering) Shhhh!!! You have to be quieter!

Dad: What? Why!?

RJ: (whispering) Because Mum’s got a headache.

Dad: (quietly) Okay then… Time to set the table, RJ!

RJ: (whispering) Quieter! You have to be really quiet!

Dad: (whispering) Hrmmm… Time to set the table, RJ! This is pretty ridiculous…

RJ: (whispering) I know, but you have to, otherwise you might damage her brain.

Subway Construction in Downtown Washington, D.C. Noise from Air Compressors and Jackhammers Can Cause Irreversible Hearing Loss. 07/1972