Talk:Risky activities conversation questions
Removed the following: Using a zebra every day. I suppose it means zebra crossing, but the every day bit of it is confusing (or maybe the summer heat is making me bit denser than usual)--Technopat 17:49, 25 June 2009 (UTC)
- Yes, it means (or meant) "zebra crossing". I have used this in class actually and I don't recall it causing confusion. It was part of the following set:
- Put these activities in order from the most to the least risky:
- Skiing every winter.
- Always overtaking recklessly.
- Using a zebra every day.
- Mountain climbing.
- Getting out of the bath.
- Smoking 10 cigarettes a day.
- I was going down the line of everything really being a risk and trying to get students to evaluate the level of risk of everyday activities compared to more obviously risky behaviour. I'm not sure why "every day" makes it more confusing. Some of the others have time adverbials as well. I must say that I'm inclined to put it back in, though if it's confused you then that would be a bad idea as it would probably confuse somebody else. Could you be a bit clearer on why it's confusing?--Bob M 19:45, 25 June 2009 (UTC)
- It just stuck out like a sore thumb among the other activities, but can't put me mind to a better way of putting it right now - am tied up with summat even more mind-boggling that's gonna keep me up half the night :( and only popped in 'ere for a respite... --Technopat 22:39, 25 June 2009 (UTC)