Chewing gum: The scourge of our community
Remember that blistering summer’s day; you had just got back from the shoe shop and you were happily strolling down you’re street, wearing your fresh off the shelf shoes, when suddenly- ‘shluup’… you’re new shoes are insulted by a soggy, melted piece of gum. Rejected by the mouth of a bad breathed character, the parasite seeks shelter on the sole of your shoe. Nowhere is safe. It lies in wait for its next victim; on bus seats, elevator buttons, park benches and anywhere else you imagine, waiting to destroy your favourite jumper or cling to your finger like a leach. Chewing gum is a menace to society.
Chewing gum: the scourge of our community. Every day, hundreds of pounds are spent on packets of gum and hundreds more on ridding the streets of the carnage they leave behind them. How do you think street cleaners feel about this? Humiliated, worthless and desecrated. Teachers are forever scraping these horrors off of their desks and chairs, repeating the same dull sentences trillions of times a day- in a desperate attempt to protect their carpets and wood wear- ‘empty your mouth young man!’ ‘spit that gum out immediately’, only to be met with foul language being muttered and crude drawings being scribbled on desks, all because teenagers have been brainwashed into worshiping these mint flavoured beasts.
Some may point out that gum can be helpful in reducing bad breath and gum disease; however few know of the cancer causing ingredients found in all chewing gums. Chewing gum can also wrap itself around your heart if swallowed and can cause serious damage and hygiene issues if used as a substitute to brushing teeth and flossing. Gum is clearly a health, safety and a hygiene issue, so why do we to continue to let it rein havoc in our daily lives?
Think about the children.
Most children think that gum is an ordinary sweet and as a result, they swallow it leading to severe problems with digestion and causes excruciating...