Skip to comments.MN: Lawmaker Wants Scent-Free Schools
Posted on 03/10/2008 2:53:28 PM PDT by kiriath_jearim
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I wonder what his thought was on hearing this. Do 12-year-old boys even think about this? LOL
Anyway, you and your husband have your work cut out for you for the next 8+ yrs. We have to be equally concerned about our single sons and daughters if a pregnancy occurs. The boys and young men will also pay a heavy price. They need to be fully informed of all the pitfalls.
All the best to you.
Life is certainly not fair, is it?
I’m so square I’ve still got a bottle of Brut in the bathroom closet. LOL
But now people are actually proposing this. And not just the crazy street people ranting in public parks and under highway off-ramps. Our elected officials are proposing this garbage.
This has got to be a nightmare. We can't even draw silly comparisons now for fear that some idiot legislator is going to take the suggestion seriously and try to pass a law.
Let's take bets on what inanities will be next.
No, politicians' lies will not be banned. Uninformed and/or disinterested voters won't be turned away at the polls. The "blue dress" president won't be banned from the WH.
OK, here's one. All public schools MUST be equipped with swimming pools to accommodate their swim team. All residents must pay for these pools.
Help me out here! What's next on the PC agenda?
What do you mean by sing with? I sing in choirs, and scents are a big nono. Chokes up the other singers.
Yeah I used to be in love with a girl that used Enjoli. I’d recognize that in an instant.
Right. This discussion of scents is interesting but...
They say that just because something can be done doesn’t mean it should be done. I would say that just because something should be done doesn’t mean the legislature should do it.
I think they are. I never wear them any more, and it surprises me when I smell it on someone else. At least here in Houston. Tell you though, when all the New Orleans people came over after Katrina (not so much the refurgees, regular people), I started smelling it on them and it smelled very foreign and weird.
But, unlike a SMOKER, what are they going to do about it? It can’t be washed off.
Ruling that they can't keep kids off the team just because they don't know how to swim?
Really, If I had heard this on the radio instead of read it, I would have assumed they meant the Legislator wanted (common) sense free schools, and figured they were well on the way already.
Praise band - no one makes a big deal over scents in that group. We aren’t all crammed together. Scents were forbidden in our choir because the, ahem, older ladies would really douse themselves.
Well there is that. Still, I’ve found scents to be more bothersome at a time when I’m trying to sing than they would otherwise be.
And I would hope that if people realized that the scent caused you a problem they would refrain from wearing any. However, I was amazed that our choir had to be told repeatedly not to wear perfume for concerts because one or two people refused to stop. I think at least one person even quit the choir over it.
MN: Lawmaker Wants Scent-Free Schools
Why not? They have already created education-free schools.
Used to be scents were drowned out by tobacco smoke.
Those were the days!
Jr High School is one of the last places left where you can do stupid stuff and not suffer for it the rest of your life. Go back and look at your Jr. High yearbook. This is the reason we have Jr. High. there too big and smelly ( with or with out help from a spray can) to put in grade school and too stupid to put with all those smart high schoolers.
No truer words were ever spoken. I have taught Jr. high off and on over the years. It is the most BIZARRE age!
HAsn’t been a big issue that I remember. Occasionally there will be a reminder that it is bad choir etiquette, that’s about it. We have heavy incense where I go now, that’s more of an annoyance than the individual perfume. Last place I went the Priest wanted to cense the choir. We were like, no thanks.
Heh! Lived a half block from Minneapolis South for 20 years. This does not surprise me.
Bathing or Axe? Hmmm....choices.
Teenaged guys love it. Girls don’t.
My kids talk about wearing fragrances. Girls put on all kinds of smell good stuff that THEY like to attract guys. They think the guys will like it, too. Not necessarily.
Problem is, guys really do like Axe. If they met a girl wearing Axe, they’d think she was the hottest thing to come down the pike, because she’s wearing something THEY like, not something girls like.
If the girls want to attract guys, they need to find out what guys like.
And the bad news is, girls, it’s AXE.
But what you get when you mix really bad cologne with truly bad B.O. — that is truly devastating!
People are just more sensitive.
Tobacco smoke has been banned everywhere. It was an effective antigen.
Yes, they use synthetic substances now that many people are sensitive to. I know I am! Headaches, dizziness, even breathing problems, all from those nice-smelling perfumes and candles.
It’s for the chilruns.
Forget the fact that the chilruns have had it up to here with their tofu and non fat milk school lunches and there will be an open rebellion much like in 1775.
History will repeat itself. The adult sheeple don’t get, I’m sure the powers at the NEA have stricken all mention of the “Sons of Liberty” from History textbooks for the Hitler Youth. Can’t have the youngins knowing that they can rebel.
I hate the scent of it. I’m perfectly fine with just a fresh out of the shower smell.
Where the Hell is the darn RESET button?
The only reset button would require all Americans to read up on their history.
95% of the crap that goes on today would have the founding fathers wondering why they risked their lives against German George in the name of liberty.
But mandated history lessons for libs would be unconservative. They should read it themselves without Gubmint mandates.
I agree. Just sayin’ what my kids tell me.
Key Ingredients in perfumes may cause cancer and lead to asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory ailments. Scientists also ponder links to neurological diseases and brain damages.
Details at Ten.
You must’ve heard about the lady in Boulder fined a thousand for dying her poodle pink (with natural beetroot dye, no less). She works in a beauty salon, prolly changing the color of her customers hair!
My oldest wore it. I had to put a stop to it.
Mandate birth control pills.
I liken the word "forbidden" to the PC laws which deprive us of our freedom. A gentle suggestion from the choir director may have solved the problem.