Why doesn’t someone just teach the damn child to stop doing that?May 13, 2016 Tim WorstallNewspaper Watch8 CommentsA child swallows a battery every 3 hours. ?? previousOh Dear Lord, Charles Pooter is alive and wellnextAn actual economist talks about Ritchie’s permanent QE 8 thoughts on “Why doesn’t someone just teach the damn child to stop doing that?” Gamecock May 13, 2016 at 1:26 pm Just because a kid will swallow a battery doesn’t mean he’ll swallow an origami robot. The origami robot would not have helped in the case they cite. Dumbasses. ‘3,300 cases a year’ MY GOD, THAT WOULD BE 330,000 IN A CENTURY !!! Most swallowed batteries cause no problem. But that wouldn’t make much of a headline. Gunker May 13, 2016 at 1:33 pm The same battery? Could be messy. John Price May 13, 2016 at 2:34 pm Best thing would be for the parents to be charged. CayleyGraph May 13, 2016 at 5:18 pm The real problem is that batteries are just so tasty. bloke in spain May 13, 2016 at 5:58 pm Should have bought Duracell. The Bunny runs a lot longer than 3 hours. jgh May 13, 2016 at 6:04 pm Depends if it really is a battery, such as a PP10, or whether they actually mean a cell, such as a CR2000. dearieme May 13, 2016 at 11:46 pm Not a prob: tell him to eat some salt. bloke in france May 14, 2016 at 8:16 am In circumstances alimentary Always observe the battery’s polarity. OK, OK, I was just about to go anyway… Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.