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No Justice, No Peas

From a reader:

Years ago in Time magazine – I think – there was an article about two guys who would help potty train your kid for a fee.  They used cookies and candy as a reward.  A letter writer to Time complained that giving treats as a reward sent the wrong nutritional message.  Instead, the person wrote, these two entrepreneurs should have been rewarding the kids with carrots and celery sticks.

I suspect that the letter writer’s offspring were still using diapers into adulthood.

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