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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Criminal Sentence 433: Afraid of Pain

From a Web site:

"Apply ice wrapped in damp washcloth until pain stops. No scaring will occur.

Good thing it's not Halloween!


Dawa Tshering said...

How can one 'apply' ice wrapped in washcloth? It's wrapped.

"Scaring" is wrong;it should have been like this: it'll leave no scar.

The Sentence Sleuth said...

Yes, it would sound better to say, "Wrap some ice in a damp washcloth and apply it. Remove the washcloth when the pain has stopped."
And, of course, it should be "scarring."