Dog's mouth

Jim Mau elgusano at
Sun Nov 2 13:36:56 EST 1997

roy wrote:
> An article of Dear Abby's today states that there is less bacteria
> in a dog's mouth than on the back of a baby's hand and in a toliet
> COMBINED.  To which Abby agress.  The writter states " anyone with
> a year of high school biology would know" and Abby states "this is true, as hundreds
> of readers tell me."
> Well, I think this is absolute BS.  On of the URBAN Myths, but I don't
> have any hard data to back me up.  Could some of the learnned people
> here help me out?  Comments?
> Thanks
> RH
> rehutch at

I don't know about Miss Abbey, but I sure don't lick my butt!

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