Monday, February 13, 2006

bump us, baby

if you wanna hold our hand, may we offer you our elbow instead?

TO the pantheon of social arbiters who came up with the firm handshake, the formal bow and the air kiss, get ready to add a new fashion god: the World Health Organization, chief advocate of the "elbow bump."

If the avian flu goes pandemic while Tamiflu and vaccines are still in short supply, experts say, the only protection most Americans will have is "social distancing," which is the new politically correct way of saying "quarantine."


Blogger Matt said...

We should assume the Japanese bow as a replacement for the handshake...

Sat Feb 18, 01:43:00 PM  

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