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barrkel 520 days ago | link | parent

My father started smoking because people on building sites who smoked got smoke breaks, and people who didn't had to keep working.

If I had been of more sociable persuasion when I was in college, I might even have started smoking myself - a lot of conversations, camaraderie etc. and more occur outside pubs, where smokers are often relegated to in these days of smoking bans.

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