[LMB] antibacterial soap

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at Filker.Org
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 17:34:31 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 JZBIRCHMIRE at aol.com wrote:

#It is bad for you because any population is going to have a small percentage 
#of resistant individuals.  Which means the more you use it the more resistant 
#they become and eventually you wind up with a product that does not work.  
#Case in point look at all the things now resistant to penicillin and stronger 
#antibiotics.  The picture could get real scary real fast! 

I have a song about it at http://world.std.com/~mam/filks/Germs.html 
("Germs of the Earth"). Even if you don't know the tune, the lyrics may
amuse and/or inform you.

-- Mark A. Mandel, The Filker With No Nickname