Pot Luck: Be Creative and Suggest Your Own Topic
No, no, no. I’m too tired and too hung-over for that. I know I’ve complained about repeating topics, but I don’t mind really.
I want to know your achievement score. Cookie has been giving regular updates, but what about the rest of you?
TODAY’S FACTS: 3rd February:
On this day in 1958 the Finnish composer, Paavo Berglund, broke his neck by shaking his head too vigorously while conducting a piano concerto.
In Vietnam today it is Foundation of the Vietnamese Communist Party Day. Saigon, the Tet Offensive, etc…
Dr Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Heimlich Manoeuvre, was born on this day in 1920…
…THE HEIMLICH MANOEUVRE.
NOT A WWII FIGHTER ACE ACROBATIC - BUT HOW TO DISLODGE THAT AWKWARD PIECE OF LOBSTER THERMADORE.
True choking victims can’t make a sound as their airways will be completely obstructed. So if your dining companion becomes silent, points at their throat and looks faintly blue, you’ve only got seconds to act…
Grab the victim from behind, wrapping your arms around their waist.
Make a fist and place the thumb side against the victims upper abdomen, below the ribcage and above the belly button.
Grasp your fist with your other hand and press into their upper abdomen with a quick, upward thrust.
Confine the force of the thrust to your hands.
Repeat until object is expelled. The lungs are never completely empty and the remaining air should propel the lodged object from the throat with considerable power.
YOU KNOW YOU’RE A MAN WHEN… you have an argument with your girlfriend, then punch her best mate, who’s a man.
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