Taking the Batteries Out of a CO Detector or a Smoke Alarm Ranks Right Up There With Some of the Stupidest Things a Human Being Can Do
My Dad used to tell me that the stupidest thing a human being can do is run out of gas. Think about it – there is literally no excuse you can give for running out of gas in your car. My Dad was right. However – I’m starting the think that taking the batteries out of a CO detector or a smoke detector THAT IS ALARMING – ranks right up there with running out of gas or eating those very frozen, slightly off-color Totinos your roommate found at the back of the freezer.
Written by Poison Boy
Gerry O'Malley (a.k.a Poison Boy) is a board certified ER doctor and toxicologist with a interest in the unusual, terrifying and occasionally hilarious world of poisonings and toxicology. This site is an exploration of poisons of historical interest as well as in current events and pop culture.
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