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Date: Thu Mar 01 2001 - 16:19:18 PST

Subject: Lip prints

According to a radio report, a middle school in Oregon was faced with a
unique problem.

A number of girls were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the
bathroom. That was fine, but after they put on their lipstick they would
press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of little lip prints.

Finally the principal decided that something had to be done. She called all
the girls to the bathroom and met them there with the maintenance man.

She explained that all these lip prints were causing a major problem for the
custodian who had to clean the mirrors every night. To demonstrate how
difficult it was to clean the mirrors, she asked the maintenance guy to
clean one of the mirrors.

He took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it into the toilet and then
cleaned the mirror.

Since then there have been no lip prints on the mirror. There are teachers
and then there are teachers.