I'm absent-minded at times. My niece always warns me to wash the top of soda cans before drinking because she read an article about someone dying from this. When we think about the plague, we think of dirty, four-legged urban sewer dwellers who drink the blood of the innocent. This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. Ingesting cockroach eggs seems to be a popular topic. I heard a story of a women who drank some coke from the can and went into anaphylactic shock
Urban Legends pt III: Don’t Lick that Envelope!
The glue applied to the flap that is sealed by the consumer is usually a gum. The doctor, took an x-ray of her tongue, and noticed a lump. Hey, I used to work in an envelope factory. Oct 19, Messages: I don't know about it being actually "dangerous", but I was always told by my parents when I was younger never to lick the envelopes to seal them. During the course of the day she cut her tongue on an envelope.
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There is even risk of getting paper cuts on the tongue, as the paper is semi-blunted on the edge where it is supposed to be licked. She goes to the doctor, and they find nothing wrong. This reminded me of the girl who told me her friend felt a bump on her head. There is a disease you can get from animal urine, but obviously only if the animal is infected http: Also, roach eggs are too large to go unnoticed on an envelope.
How to set up a second email? I was always told not to lick my envelopes because roaches lay eggs in the glue, but I'm glad that this is extremely unlikely to happen. After doing some research online regarding if that could ever happen, I found out that this has been an urban legend that goes back to the seventies which is clearly not true. Anonymous , May 1, SeerSGB , Aug 7,