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What That Eau Is Really For

grody germsA promotion for Staples, the office supply big box store, asks, “Most desks have 400x more germs than a toilet seat. What will you use to clean yours?”

The obvious answer: Toilet water, because it’s got fewer germs.

3 comments to What That Eau Is Really For

  • Tom

    Bwah-hah-hah-haaaa, that’s a doozy FG!
    With the flu epidemic in PA i’m concerned (but curiously, not enough to get a flu shot) so i avoid sick people (no not Sikh people, unless they’re sick), wash my hands a lot, and concentrate on not touching my face (and that’s not easy). So far i’ve been lucky. Wiping down the desktop (that is used by many people during the day) with one of those Purell packets isn’t a bad idea, thanks for the tip.

  • Bill

    As a young man I was constantly coming down with colds and the flu and various other mystery unpleasantnesses, several times a year, every year, like clockwork. Then I had the opportunity to work closely over the course of a summer, under very crowded conditions, with a physician who, I noticed, washed his hands thoroughly and vigorously probably a dozen times a day or more, and who also made a point of keeping his hands away from his face when possible (avoiding rubbing his eyes, etc.). I figured what the heck, and tried it. My frequency of contracting infections dropped to zero, where it has stayed, with only one or two exceptions, ever since.

    Wash your hands. Cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow. Don’t rub your eyes, pick your nose, or suck your thumb. It works, and it’s free.

  • Tom

    admin.: please note my new e-mail address (i got hacked and can’t get into the old one)

    This morning on the news, the CDC has issued a warning that the fast-spreading norovirus has arrived in the U.S. from Australia. So now we have that to add to the epidemic flu going around.

    http://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/

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