I used Equal in my coffee and my friend's boyfriend told me "they" have proven it causes cancer in rats and it metabolizes in your body the same way as sugar.
ALSO: What's with those people who talk at you and can't take the hint that you want to get away!?!?!? Do you know anyone like this??? You can be walking away, hand on the doorknob, mentioning how late you are, and they'll keep. gabbing.