STEVE POWER: We can’t stop using wet wipes

Steve's baby daughter made amazing progress this week, or so his wife thought

STEVE CANAVAN: It was a lot of rattle over just a little roll

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Apparently wet wipe manufacturers have agreed to put a label on their products reminding people not to flush them down the loo, due to blockages.

Of course the best thing to do would be stop using wet wipes but this isn’t easy, mainly because it will mean not having children!

o According to new research having an egg a day can reduce the risk of a fatal stroke.

I’m just guessing, but I reckon for this to apply you probably shouldn’t have it as an accompaniment to bacon, sausages, black pudding, fried bread and hash browns.

If that makes no difference, then that’s probably the best news ever!

o Is there anything worse for people who don’t like vegetables than actually having to eat the pumpkin you bought to celebrate Halloween with, before it goes off?

I’ve been sweating for the past 10 days wondering how the hell I’m going to eat all of mine?

Pumpkin pie anyone?

o Researchers in America have found that procrastination is a genetically inherited trait.

I assume it’s not passed down from father to son though, because it’s the procrastination gene.

I reckon it puts it off and puts it off and then passes it on from grandfather to grandson.

See what I did there?

o Why is it that no matter how long a jar of mayonnaise has been in your fridge, you always think it’s going to be ok to eat? Same goes for salad cream. What is it about the creamy salad related condiments that makes us trust them so? We don’t trust normal white cream after it’s been in the fridge for more than a couple of days, do we?

So what makes us so unquestioning about mayonnaise and salad cream?

I say let’s start being a bit more suspicious about them. They could be up to something!