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Teaching one's grandmother to suck eggs

In a truly astonishing research finding, the EU Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks has discovered that cranking up the volume on a 'personal music player' is bad for one's hearing. That they have duplicated research elsewhere does not merit much mockery but this does:

What consumers can do? (sic)

"Personal music player users can already take certain very practical precautions...they can lower the volume manually".

I am *not* making this up.

I look forward to other insights from Brussels.

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OpenID Miss Conception said... 8:15 pm

But how will everyone sat next to you on the tube hear it then? I've always assumed people with it up loud were just providing a public service to those of us who hadn't brought any music with us. They're making a health sacrifice to do so!  



Blogger Croydonian said... 8:23 pm

There is that, but overheard iPods / Walkpeople etc are nirvana compared to headphone-less mobiles. Hanging - far, far too good for them.  



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