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Barely squeaking by on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2007

Let’s all try to picture how this is going to go down. This oxygen bar in Belgium is featuring helium for Valentine’s Day, so couples can inhale it and say “I love you” in a high squeaky voice. I want to be there when the first guy surprises his soul mate with that one.

“Honey, I have a special treat! We’re going down to the bar, to say ‘I love you’ like cartoon characters! No chocolates this year, no red roses, no lingerie. But we get to sound like Alvin the Chipmunk when we exchange those three little words!”

“Oh, is that right, Mr. Romance? Well, good news…I may be able to trim my message down to two words, and save you some gas!” Emma Davis reports:

http://blogs.reuters.com/category/themes/oddly-enough/

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A vendor in a chocolate shop holds up Belgian praline boxes made for Valentine’s Day in Brussels February 13, 2007. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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Man, what I would give to hear someone say “I want a divorce.” when they get down to that bar…

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