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Q waved Agent Double-Oh-Seven-and-a-Half over to
side of the test lab.
"Blonde, I've got something to show you. Here, put
sport jacket on."
"A bit stiff in the arms, it seems, Q?"
"Quite right. There are two small tubes that run from
containers sewn into the breast.
One of them
deadly but slow-spreading pathogen, and one of
contains rather ordinary hand sanitizer. The tubes
these to micro-spray nozzles in the cuff of your right
When you go to meet your contact, press the green
on your watch for a quick shot of hand sanitizer, and
give him the secret handwashing handshake
of the Wah Ching. The red button releases the
Press it just before you greet the Wah Ching leader.
confuse the two buttons, Double-Oh-Seven-and-a-
be sure and push the green button to sanitize
have pushed the red one. And do not touch any body
before doing that."
"Q, you do of course, realize, that I am
"Damn, I'll have the boys fix that right away..."
||// do not touch any body part before doing that //
||Your own, or someone else's ?
||Good work, [Ray]. [+]. But before anyone notices, you might like
to swap out "characterized by" for a different phrase.
||Boy. That IS clunky. Writing test procedures does
that to you. Fixed.
||Nice, but now I want to read the clunk.
||What about a glove with a soft pouch full of
sanitizer in the palm? Every time you shake
someones hands, the pressure from the handshake
will squeeze out a bit of sanitizer into the glove,
cleaning your hand
||The target will be likely to notice you're wearing a glove.