Believing in Germs

Once visiting Asuncion Paraguay, I went to eat at a very modest restaurant.  Traveling, one always wonders how clean the establishments are.  What a surprise on entering the toilet.  It was spotless; the tiles looked almost antiseptic.  A friend who traveled to some of the most deprived areas, among some of the most humble people, reported that many of these people do not believe in germs, but do believe in washing.  The one time she really got a bad case of diarhea was after eating in the home of a Peace Corps worker, who believed in germs, but did not believe in washing!


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