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Laryngitis pills

Because silence is golden ...
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Tired of that irritating, nattering spouse or cow-orker ? Excessively chatty friend or realtive ?

Help is at hand. Slip them a Laryngitis pill. Looking just like a Tic-Tac, breath mint or throat sweet, they contain a virulent culture of a virus which causes non-transmissible viral larynigitis. Wait a few days and .... " " - nothing above a faint whisper.

Available from a pharmacy near you, in Three Day, One Week, One month, and I've-been-married-six-years-extra-long-lasting sizes.

8th of 7, Oct 17 2002

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       I'd have voted for if you'd chosen Public:Evil.
phoenix, Oct 17 2002
  

       I'd have voted for it if you had put it in Public: Politicians.
blissmiss, Oct 17 2002
  

       Public:Evil...... Public:Politicians ...... Admin ! Admin ! Duplicate category here !   

       Category changed to Public:Evil by popular request. Go ahead, vote ....
8th of 7, Oct 17 2002
  

       No, I think stress relief was apt. No good waiting for a few days, though, needs to be fast acting. And there must be chemicals that would achieve the same effect, shirley, preferably without any long lasting and illegal side effects?
egbert, Oct 17 2002
  

       This sounds great, I could slip one to my husband, and perhaps he could finally get some time off from work. Plus, I wouldn't have to listen to the same stories 20 times. A big crusty (and hopefully not throat harming) croissant to you.
baron555, Oct 17 2002
  

       Vote changed on category move.
phoenix, Oct 17 2002
  

       You've missed the true use for these: taking them yourself to get out of that presentation or public speaking chore that you've been dreading. I'd have one every morning with my coffee.
bristolz, Oct 17 2002
  

       But they've all gone to so much trouble ..... how can we disappoint them ..... the rows of eager faces, the burning torches, the shining, polished jackboots, the glint of firelight off the blued steel of the rifle bolts ..... we can hear them calling .... we speak ...."We are your leaders ! Rise up and follow us, we will lead you to victory and freedom ! " .... the cheers, the marching feet, the rumble of the panzer tracks .....   

       Oh, sorry Nurse, were we making a noise ? We were just dozing again.... what, time for our pill again ? Already ? How the days fly by in here .....
8th of 7, Oct 17 2002
  

      
thumbwax, Oct 17 2002
  

       <much waving of arms and pointing at throat>
bristolz, Oct 17 2002
  

       I would use them myself so I could sound like Tom Waits.
lazloquezos, Oct 17 2002
  

       [.. . .. .. . . . . . .. !!! . . . .... . . .. ! . . .. .. . . .. !! . .! . . .!? ... $&(*!!]
Mr Burns, Oct 17 2002
  

       ....I'm having a hard time laughing.....+
xandram, Jul 07 2006
  

       That is EVIL.
HalfBaker, Oct 03 2007
  

       Do like it. A man has not only a right to be healthy, but also a right to be sick. However, my memories of Laryngitis are not the most pleasant, -- I almost died twice, of suffocation because of Laryngitis, fortunately, resuscitated.
Inyuki, May 28 2012
  
      
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