[LMB] OT: AKICOTL: Laundry

Mark Allums mallums at tyler.net
Sun May 21 00:13:54 BST 2006

>>> From: PAT MATHEWS <mathews55 at msn.com>
>>> A lot of the frugal living advisors and the energy saving
>>> advisors suggest washing your laundry - all of it - in warm
>>> or even cold water.  I consider the nature of soiled
>>> underwear and cleaning rags and shudder. Isn't this
>>> unsanitary? Or do they use disposables?

It's not a big deal, really.  Just agitating the clothes under the water 
  washes most of the germs away.  And furthermore, we are made to 
withstand an assault from the garden variety e. coli.  Soiled underwear 
will not kill you.  Unless there is a cholera epidemic.

--Mark Allums

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