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Has anyone thought 'What if?' about any array of events or news blurbs to prompt alternatives to the narrative that spawned the 'what if?' I was reading a Mental Floss post about American practices that are offensive to other climes. I was going to Asia during sars and bird flue, but even before and after, in Japan I saw people donning medical face masks. Swedes do so as well, but of note was a "some wear them as a fashion statement" sentence in the article. Well I penned a note to a face mask manufacturer:

Wuhan Raytex Protection Co., Ltd.

The gist was 'How about a mood mask line?' Images on the mask reflecting the mood of the one wearing it, since facial expressions are obscurred. A finger underneath or against parsed lips would indicate a pondering state of mind. A tongue protruding between lips is basically 'Back Off', an Elvis lip twitch is Don't step on my blue suede shoes' , a pout with the right eye contact is a flirt. I closed it with 'Just a thought , Douglas ____________

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