I was recently visiting a friend of mine when he declared to me whilst clutching his electronic cigarette, that he had stopped smoking.
At first, I did not know what to say but I then said but aren’t you still smoking? He replied no, he wasn’t smoking cigarettes any more. When I asked him if the liquid in his electronic cigarette contained nicotine he said, yes it does and it is pure nicotine.
I was stunned and amazed to think that he felt that he had stopped smoking because he had stopped smoking cigarettes.
All he had done was replace one bad habit […]