NOW TODAY"S EXCITING POST! LOL
Copied from an article on AOL concerning hand sanitizers:
"We're not trying to alarm people," said Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's drug center. "Obviously ethanol and humans have co-existed for a long time so there's a lot that's known about it."
They are saying that after continued use ethanol is showing up in the blood stream.
I am not a prophet, I do not claim any extra ordinary knowledge other than I hope I use common sense. In my short visits around hospitals I am seeing hand sanitizers EVERYWHERE! Even airports, and my girl has a small container in her purse (along with thousands of useable items,LOL).
It bothers me because for years I washed my hands in gasoline, kerosine and WD-40 to remove grease after working on a car or lawnmower, etc. Then I read that it could enter the blood streams thru the skin. When I saw so many folks continually using the sanitizers it did bothers me, I have used it on occasion, but never on a regular basis.
Once I learned it was dangerous, I started using GOOP,
It might have been as bad!
Headlines such as, "Don't be alarmed!" Causes me to think of an old joke, "Don't get upset, but they are lowering a piano from the third floor and it is just above your head and it looks like the rope is unraveling."
That is my public service announcement for today. My advice is keep your hands in your pockets if you need sanitizing find some Lye Soap.
Grandma's Lye Soap Lyrics
This song was recorded on old "vinyl records", long before the days of either tapes or CDs.
"You remember Grandma's Lye soap,
Good for everything in the home -
And the secret was in the scrubbing -
It wouldn't suds, and couldn't foam!CHORUS:
O sing, O sing of Grandmas Lye Soap
Good for everything, everything in the home,
The pots and pans, the dirty dishes-
And for your hands, and for your face.Verse:
Little Herman and brother Thurman
Had an aversion to washing their ears
Grandma scrubbed them with the lye soap
Now they haven't heard a word in years!REPEAT CHORUSVerse:
Mrs. O'Malley, down in the valley
Suffered from ulcers, I understand
Swallowed a cake of Grandma's Lye Soap-
Has the cleanest ulcers in the land!ROUSING CHORUS
(often accompanied by clapping and dancing)
O Sing, O sing! O! Of Grandma's Lye Soap
Good for everything, everything in the home
The pots and pans, the dirty dishes!
And for your hands and for your face!"
PS: Mama did make and use lye soap at our house. Every hog killing season. Lye soap is a lot of pork fat (IN CASE YOU DID NOT KNOW!).
1956 Tudor hardtop Chevy. There was one of these in GITMO, I wish I had bought it and brought it back.