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It’s Good To Talk

by | 28th, April 2004

‘THE good news is that within a decade it should not matter what a student reads at university – his or her brain will be too fried to absorb any of it.

‘And this was all that was left of your son, Mrs Sorene’

According to the Telegraph, a quarter of seven- to 10-year-olds now own a mobile phone – almost double the number who had one in 2001.

However, campaigners are worried that this growing trend is putting children’s health at risk.

Alasdair Philips, of consumer group Powerwatch, said that it was immoral for phone companies to try to encourage kids to use their mobiles.

‘Children should not use mobile phones,’ he tells the paper, ‘because their brain cells are still developing and are more likely to suffer serious long-term consequences.’

Anyway, if they want to fry their brains, what’s wrong with drugs? Available soon at a Tesco near you…’

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