Speaking of SARS (and not to offend anybody who may have come into contact with it), this is a message I was fowarded recently. I thought it was rather humorous. Again, I would ask people not to take this too seriously, it just kind of puts things into perspective, if you will...Enjoy
A VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE:
> The World Health Organisation today issued a new warning against
> non-essential travel to the entire Western hemisphere following renewed
> concerns about the spread of Severe Loss of Perspective Syndrome
> (SLOPS). Officials are warning travellers not to visit the UK, the US,
> almost all of Western Europe, Canada and Australia, following further
> outbreaks of the disease, which has led to mass panic among the media,
> thousands of ecstatic children being kept out of school by their
> credulous and moronic parents, and increased profits for DIY stores as
> the idiot public rush to bulk-buy face masks and boiler suits.
> A WHO spokesman said, "You'd be much better off going to somewhere like
> Taiwan or China, because all you've got to worry about there is SARS,
> and let's face it, you're about as likely to die from that as you are to
> get kicked to death by a gang of zombie nuns."
> The SARS virus has now claimed a staggering 500 lives in only six
> months, which makes it considerably less deadly than, say, Malaria,
> which only kills around 3000 people every single day. Malaria, however,
> mainly affects darkies that speak strange languages, whereas SARS has
> made at least one English person feel a bit iffy for a couple of days,
> and is therefore considered much more serious.
> The spread of SLOPS has now reached pandemic proportions, with many
> high-level politicians seemingly affected by the disease. The rapid
> spread of SLOPS has been linked to the end of the war in Iraq and the
> need for Western leaders to give the public something to worry about.
> Otherwise, they might start asking uncomfortable ! questions about
> domestic issues, and that simply would not do.