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Cosmic Irony Verbal Irony
414 wordsAssignment: Free write on the irony in your every day life. Then polish it up and write a paragraph about the irony you encounter. In general, a discrepancy between appearances and reality is irony. Irony is encountered throughout our daily activities and comes in many forms; verbal, situational, and cosmic. Verbal irony is the most familiar kind, this occurs when we understand that the speaker's meaning is far from the usual meaning. For example, Sally rushes all morning to get to the parking l...
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Drink And Drive Drunk Driver
712 wordsthat I didn't choose to drink and drive The kid that caused this wreck was drunk, " because he chose to drink and drive that it's wrong to drink and drive. SIGN IT AND ADHERE TO IT: "I PLEDGE TO NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE" (please sign and pass on) 133. Sally J. James -- - In memory of William 149. Matt Ashley -- - In memory of Alison, killed by drunk driver 1 / 9 / 98. 180. Meghan Anne Meyer -- - In memory of James and Kendall killed by a drunk driver January 1, 1996. 185: Kris Jensen -- - In memory...
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Why The Drunk Driving Laws Should Be Worse
432 wordsA. If you dont drink and drive, you are safe, right? Wrong. What if the person that swerves over the yellow line and hits you is drunk. Approximately 37 % of alcoholic accidents are caused by repeat offenders. They shouldnt have so many chances, and to prevent this I believe the penalties for drunk driving should be more effective. There are some ideas to do so like lowering BACs, zero tolerance, booze it and lose it, and ALR. A. Here are some sobering statistics about drunk driving. 1. A drunk ...
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Seat Belt Drunk Driver
680 wordsdeon dray miles YOUR FIRST YEAR BEHIND THE WHEEL Your first year behind the wheel of a vehicle is said to be the most dangerous year of a drivers driving experience. The reason for this is because most new drivers that start are at the age of sixteen. More teenage passenger deaths occur when a sixteen year-old-driver is driving than when person of any other age is behind the wheel. Many researchers have discovered the reason why teenage crashes are so high. The experts say, one reason is the lac...
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Border Patrol Fourth Amendment
864 wordsWhen police set up traffic checkpoints looking for signs of drug use, walking a narcotics detecting dog around the car, and examining drivers licenses and registration does that practice violate the Constitutions protection against unreasonable searches? From August to November of 1998, police in Indianapolis set up six traffic checkpoints to look for signs of illegal drugs transported on city streets. Officers stopped cars, checked each drivers license and registration, looked for signs of drug...
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Drunk Drivers Alcohol Related
354 wordsCan you imagine been a parent and knowing the you will never see you kid alive because some one decided to have to much to drink and then trying to drive. In the USthere were 41, 471 traffic deaths in 1998 and 15, 935 deaths were caused by drunk drivers. There were 1, 393 traffic deaths in Illinois alone. 599 deaths caused by people who tried to drive when they were drunk. Statistics show that an alcohol related death happens every 32 minutes and every 2 min theres an alcohol related injury. 2 o...
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Drunk Driving Accidents Drinking And Driving
1,996 wordsEvery person is accountable for his or her own right to drink. Failure to treat this or any right responsibly has consequences. The persons right can and should be taken away when the failure to act responsibly endangers other. Today I would like to talk to you about the problems of drinking and driving, and why it is a concern for all of us. Id like to start off by talking about the penalties of drinking and driving. Did you know that drunk driving is the nations most frequently committed viole...
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A Persuasive Speech Against Underage Drinking
970 wordsI. Introduction: A. Attention Getter: By a show of hands, how many people in this classroom are under the age of 21? As you look around the classroom, you will see that many of you are under this age. Now think to yourself, even though you are under the age of 21, does it mean that no one in this classroom has ever tried alcohol? According to Prof. Rosenberg from the Psychological Bulletin 1993, alcohol is the most serious problem facing teenagers. B. Link to Audience: We are all students at col...
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