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Posts tagged: colds and flu season

The sickest man in Spokane

Saw a guy in a grocery aisle just a few minutes ago who appeared from a distance to be chartreuse.

I've heard of being under the weather. But this was ridiculous.

I probably should have turned and run. But I was curious.

He looked liked a cartoonish “Before” picture in a TV commercial for some over-the-counter cold remedy.

Then I got a little closer, and I saw.

He was a painter or drywaller and his face was covered with light green residue of the building trades.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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