Mellow meetings in Britain


If your attendees drink the tap water during a meeting in the U.K., you might find them a bit mellower than usual. That’s because traces of Prozac have been found in the water supply.

It appears that the Brits now consume so much of the drug that it’s still showing up in treated sewage water. Even though I generally oppose using bottled water for meetings (more expensive, environmentally unfriendly), I’d go with it in this case—otherwise, I envision a huge bottleneck at the general session doors where everyone’s saying, "after you," "no, after you," until it resembles a Monty Python skit!

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