sidewalk and then fling their still-lit cigarettes into the street
across the entire pedestrian-filled sidewalk when they've had enough.
Mostly because they don't ever look when they throw it into the
street. There could be some person standing right in the pathway. The
number of times I have almost been burned by this is too many to
count. It's probably also how I ended up with a cigarette butt in my
pants cuff during first year of work and wondered my office smelled
In other news, if a doctor's office isn't going to answer their
appointment scheduling line, they should put up a message that they're
closed and not let you sit on hold for 30 minutes.