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Possible permanent hearing loss from concert?

dybala at utdallas.edu dybala at utdallas.edu
Tue Aug 1 09:12:01 EST 1995

susan moreland (smorelan at MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU) wrote:

> >>In article <drogers-3007951319570001 at ip035.lax.primenet.com>

> there's a good analogy of trampling on grass.  you can walk across a patch
> of grass and after you pass, the grass springs back up.... the first few
> times. after a while the grass loses it ability to recover to its upright
> position.  some blades may remain kinda hunched over, while others may be
> damaged so much that they die. if you continue to trample that same area
> over and over, eventually the grass will be completely lifeless.

> okay, it's a crude comparison, but one that makes some sense if you
> substitute "hair cells" for "blades of grass".
> susan

> "a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle."   - Gloria Steinem
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> we stroll together silently,
> just the two of us -- my wolf and me.

I like the grass analogy!

Thank you for your support,


"a fish without a bicycle is like an elephant without ballerina lessons" ;)

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