Everybody gets bad breath from time to time. Maybe it happens when you get sinus drainage and you sleep with your mouth open. Maybe it happens after you drink a cup of coffee. Maybe it's onions that do you in, but ordinarily, bad breath is a short lived problem that is remedied by teeth brushing, a breath mint, gum or something of that nature.
But then there is the case of the chronic bad breath friend. You're already thinking of him or her, aren't you? The bad breath friend is a great person, but sadly, talking to them can be a trying experience due to the foul awfulness of their breath.
The bad breath friend is actually a rather curious character when you stop to think about it (hopefully far away from their breath). Here are some things we wonder about him or her:
Could this be caused by a medical condition? If so, are you a terrible person for being bothered by it? Should you be ashamed of yourself? Is there some kind of foundation you can donate to in order to help people like this so you can stop feeling bad?
Why is it that bad breath havers always have positions of authority? Bosses and professors and teachers seem to be among the most frequent bad breath friends. Could power over others give you stinky breath? Does David Cameron's breath smell? Does Vladimir Putin's?
If you've made it to this point in the article and haven't figured out who your bad breath friend is, you are likely someone else's friend with bad breath. Someone had to tell you eventually. Your breath stinks. See a dentist or something. Buy a breath mint. And while you're at it, could you answer our questions for us--we're dying to know more about you!
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