There's a moral in there somewhere.
yeah, don't be stupid enough to glue yourself to far from the bar!!
A ten-year-old Monterrey lad who didn't much fancy the return to school following the Xmas hols simply attached himself to his bed with "industrial strength shoe glue", local paper Reforma reports. Diego Palacios explained: "I thought if I was glued to the bed, they couldn't make me go to school. I didn't want to go, the …
"The old "glue yourself to something" trick is not, of course, new. One Reg hack once legendarily attempted to avoid a post- (very robust) lunch return to the office by glueing his non-pint hand to the pub radiator.
Sadly, the establishment was in range of the Vulture Central Wi-Fi network, and once a laptop had been dispatched, the poor bloke was faced with the prospect of the whole afternoon typing one-handed while unable to get to the bar for essential refreshment. There's a moral in there somewhere."
Surely anyone with any sense would glue the non-pint hand to the bar. Hope it was in the summer or he could have got a nasty burn. Then again some places have the heating going all the time.
Obviously there is a slight technical problem with glueing yourself to anything, going to the toilet.
Too bloody right! The moral is, go far enough from the office that it's too much trouble to send someone after you, and plan in advance - you're not "taking a long lunch," you're "doing field research."
How's the pub brew in Scotland? Does anyone at El Reg know? Who's going to find out?
Have to say I like the idea of the kid's mother tuning the TV to the Mexican equivalent of BBC Parliament and leaving the remote just out of reach. If he's going to skip school he may as well learn something in the mean time. Either that or put one of the home shopping channels on.
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