Thanks gal and guys!
Tough call, Mary. It means no daytime soaps either - I love the goofy way the actors vogue to the camera after they say a line. Saw one in the hospital and it hurt.
Henri, the first verse of the Rotten Rib Rap ...
Ribs! You suck! Ribs! You suck!
Every time you break
When I cough I'm an miserable ho
Want it to stop F F S!
Over to you ......
Dunc, by the time I make it to the UK I should be at least theoretically huggable!
Uncle Ghee - this says it more succinctly than I can: http://www.livestrong.com/fractured-rib-from-coughing/