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Buy a Polar? PC WORLD

Posted by ESC on September 23, 2004

In Reply to: Buy a Polar? PC WORLD posted by Dr Lewis on September 23, 2004

: : : laugh now cry later

: : I've heard it to mean that you however hard (or much) you laugh now, you will cry that hard (or that much) later. I've been told that when
: : I am laughing almost uncontrollably and somefears that I will cry that much later. It's also a bit of a superstition.

: PC World

: Sounds like manic depression is nothing new.
: mind you, calling it bi-polar splits opinion. Jimi Hendrix can't re-record "Manic Depression" any more than Blind Lemon Jefferson can re-release as "Visually Impaired".
: there are other performers sweating about the Disability Discriminaiton Act: "Madness" refuse to record under the name "Various Psychoses", Norman Cook will not be billed as "Clinically Obese Male Bulemic" nor will the 9 Inch Nails release as "The Viagra(tm) UserGroup".

: where will it end?

Well, I remember it as a mountain belief. If people (children especially) were laughing and having a good time, someone would say, "Laugh now, cry later." Kind of a balancing out.