April 24th, 1984:
“Dare you to put this ant in your eye” (maternal castigation, fear of ants)

April 13th, 1986:
“Double-dare you to jump off the swing backwards” (broken collarbone)

July 18th, 1986:
“Dare you to eat this piece of chalk” (six-year taste for calcium sulphate)

November 14th, 1986:
“Dare you to make fart-noises in choir” (acerbic music-teacher commentary)

October 5th, 1988:
“Dare you to pour milk into Michelle’s locker” (don’t ask)