Re: virus: Tabacco mind virus.

Tony Hindle (
Tue, 24 Jun 1997 03:45:43 +0100

In message <>, Drakir
<> writes
>English ones say things like "Smoking whilst pregnant harms your baby",
>"Smokers die younger" "Smoking causes cancer" "Tobacco seriously
>damages health" "Smoking Kills". There is a definate difference. The
>US ones are far more "this might happen" whilst the UK ones are "this
>will happen". Do you reckon that it makes a difference, memetically

It does sound like there is a definate difference in the
warnings cultures. I reckon it could be that in america the Tabacco
giants have been winning the memetic war more than in England.

Tony Hindle.