Allergies and Barnyards

Science says kids who grow up around farm animals have fewer allergies as adults. I think that’s why 4-year-olds of our species are compelled to go to the barnyard and pick up poop. Their compulsion is rewarded with an allergy-free adulthood, and the gene pool prospers.


1 Response so far »

  1. 1

    Wendy Joseph said,

    Absolutely right; I spent part of my childhood in a junkyard full of rusted junk, and have never gotten tetanus. Only one or two tetanus shots in my life (past 50) and plenty of opportunities, so I figure I’ve been immune since childhood.

Comment RSS · TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: