Date: Wed, 22 May 96 15:43:01 -0500
Subject: Here's an Urban Legend message.
>Subject: Warning to Parents
>Author: firstname.lastname@example.org at SMTP
>Date: 5/20/96 2:42 PM
>>WARNING TO PARENTS
>>A form of tattoo called "Blue Star" is being sold to school children.
>>It is a small piece of paper containing a blue star. They are the
>>size of a pencil eraser, and each star is soaked with LSD.
>>THE DRUG IS ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN SIMPLY BY HANDLING THE PAPER.
>>There are also brightly colored paper tattoos resembling postage
>>stamps that have the pictures of the following: Superman, Mickey
>>Mouse, Clowns, Disney Characters, Bart Simpson, Butterflies.
>>EACH ONE IS WRAPPED IN FOIL.
>>THIS IS A NEW WAY OF SELLING ACID BY APPEALING TO YOUNG CHILDREN!
>>THEY ARE LACED WITH DRUGS!
>>If your child gets any of the above, do not handle them. These are
>>known to react quickly and some are laced with STRYCHNINE.
>>Please feel free to reproduce this article and distribute it within
>>your community and work place. Get the word out about this danger
>>to our children.
>>From: J.O'Donell-Danbury Hospital
>> Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Service
>>Please copy and post at your work, give to friends, send a copy to
>>your local schools. This is very serious, young lives have already
>>been taken. This is growing faster than we can warn parents and
This version hit Intergraph shortly after there was an outbreak at NASA. From Intergraph, it went directly to Microsoft.
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