Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Tuessday reassured the public that student l.
Have your kids taught you any of these things?
l There is no such thing as child-proofing your house.
l If you spray hairspray on dust bunnies and run over them with roller blades, they can ignite.
l A four-year-old's voice is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant.
l Baseballs make marks on ceilings.
l You should not throw baseballs up when the ceiling fan is on.
l When using the ceiling fan as a bat you have to throw the ball up a few times before you get a hit.
l A ceiling fan can hit a baseball a long way.
l The glass in windows (even double pane) doesn't stop a baseball hit by a ceiling fan.
l When you hear the toilet flush and the words "Uh-oh", it's already too late.
l A six-year-old can start a fire with a flint rock even though a 36-year-old man says they can only do it in the movies.
l A magnifying glass can start a fire even on an overcast day.
l Legos will pass through the digestive tract of a four-year-old child.
l Play dough and microwave should never be used in the same sentence.
l No matter how much jelly you put in a swimming pool you still can't walk on water.
l Pool filters do not like jelly.
l Garbage bags do not make good parachutes.
l Marbles in gas tanks make lots of noise when driving.
l Always look in the oven before you turn it on.
l Plastic toys do not like ovens.
l The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make earthworms dizzy.
l It will, however, make cats dizzy.
l Cats throw up twice their body weight when dizzy.
- From Family Works, on www.princetonol.com.