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Paper Or Plastic ?

This Humorous story is inspired by the obsession People in the United States has with altering their bodies, on a quest to posses the perfect body. The entertainment industry is the biggest influence on what is becoming socially excepted. People who are getting alterations done to their bodies, are getting younger and younger. Once a person gets plastic surgery done to their bodies , they will have to continue to go back to their surgeon to have procedures done to maintain there desire look. This obsession could also lead people look down on people who don’t look like a bathing suit model.
I believe this movement could produce shallow people,who will posses no more character then a snow pee. Is this what we want future American to turn out to be, a society that values physical appearance over moral character ?

In The United States as a person travels across the country, they will realize that objects are referred to by different names in different parts of the country .
For example, in the eastern part of The U.S. the check out counter person will put your purchases in a bag. In the western part of the U.S. the check out counter person will put you purchases in a sack.

Well a old Plastic Surgeon,who has spent most life in the Eastern part of The United States decides to go visit a friend of his,who just moved to Arkansas .

On his road trip to His friends house, he decide to buy some thing to make lunch with. He get up to the check out counter with his purchases , and the Cashier asks Him ," Sir, Would you like a paper or plastic sack?"
The old Plastic surgeon replies, " Whats wrong with the one I was born with?"

Written by Stephen J. Vattimo Oct 10, 2010

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A Humorous short story that pokes fun at how object are referred to by different names,in different part of the country.

Stephen J. Vattimo born 1965, in the Philadelphia area of the state of Pennsylvania.
Spent child hood in privet boarding school,due to hyper activity and not able to function in structure setting.
graduated from boarding school and attended regular public High school and graduated.
Served in the U.S. Military ,U.S. Army,Pa National Guard,Army reserves,Civil Air Patrol.
Artistically: Painter,Poet,Humorous short stories,commentator

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  • webbie
    webbieover 4 years ago

    LOL Love the last part…So many might need help ..like childern disfig,, then I understand ,,,but just to improve your looks so they look like a young model…I know God going to shake his head and say when you come just leave all that plaste stuff I did not make that …sad America have for got God maded them perfect already…great story Stephen:)

  • Stephen  J. Vattimo
    Stephen J. Va...over 4 years ago

    Webbie , I agree that plastic surgery has it’s place, or God would not have given man kind the knowledge, but like all gifts man receives he find away to pervert it’s use..
    I am glad you enjoyed this short humorous story.


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