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(NBC News)   Maybe those frog lickers know something we don't know, it seems that frog slime does indeed kill flu viruses   ( nbcnews.com) divider line
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2017-04-20 10:41:20 PM  
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2017-04-20 11:02:15 PM  
*sigh*...

"It's not clear why it makes a compound that kills human flu, which does not infect frogs."

Well of couse it doesn't infect them, if they have this compound in them.  Duh.
 
2017-04-20 11:11:20 PM  
Thomas Dolby - 'The Toadlickers'
Youtube 5SuZMwe-XRc

(I play accordion on this song)
 
2017-04-21 01:08:04 AM  
I NEED to sit down and have tea with whoever first thought "Do frogs get the flu?" and was taken enough with the question to get funding for this experiment.
 
2017-04-21 05:38:12 AM  
As Hilaire Belloc observed:

Be kind and tender to the Frog,
   And do not call him names,
As 'Slimy skin,' or 'Polly-wog,'
   Or likewise 'Ugly James,'
Or 'Gape-a-grin,' or 'Toad-gone-wrong,'
   Or 'Billy Bandy-knees':
The Frog is justly sensitive
   To epithets like these.
No animal will more repay
   A treatment kind and fair;
At least so lonely people say
Who keep a frog (and, by the way,
They are extremely rare).
 
2017-04-21 05:41:57 AM  
Reminds me of the movie 'Medicine Man'.   They recently discovered this species.  I really wonder how many potential discoveries a year we eliminate thru extinctions that we directly cause.
 
2017-04-21 06:49:37 AM  

Ghastly: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/5SuZMwe-XRc - 480x270]
(I play accordion on this song)


That was awesome!!!!
 
2017-04-21 07:04:22 AM  
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"Degenerate frog-lickers!"
 
2017-04-21 07:15:53 AM  
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I'm not dat kind of frog.
 
2017-04-21 07:53:19 AM  
Heh, I always knew there was hope.
 
2017-04-21 08:45:48 AM  
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2017-04-21 08:56:26 AM  
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"And not only that, these chocolates can even prevent the flu!"
 
2017-04-21 09:12:19 AM  
They DO know something we don't - what blue both tastes and smells like.
 
2017-04-21 09:29:50 AM  
The Lickers in Resident Evil were bad enough, and Hunters were as well, but both combined into one? That's a real bullet sink right there.
 
2017-04-21 11:10:08 AM  
Frogs drive....Civic civic
Civic civic
Civic civic

If they make a commercial with that i expect to be paid residuals.
 
2017-04-21 11:49:52 AM  
According to another article I've seen on Fark it kills flu virus by killing the host.
 
2017-04-21 12:02:12 PM  
Wasn't this just in some other thread?
If it's alive - don't lick it.
Youtube r1MWe5wA3HA
 
2017-04-21 12:29:10 PM  

Linux_Yes: Frogs drive....Civic civic
Civic civic
Civic civic

If they make a commercial with that i expect to be paid residuals.


In Japan frogs go 'kero kero kero' not ribbit.
 
2017-04-21 06:36:07 PM  
And if you lick the frog, frog kills you

/you have to antagonize the frog to get the good stuff
//any self respecting head knows this, mannn
 
2017-04-21 09:21:49 PM  

Ghastly: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/5SuZMwe-XRc - 480x270]
(I play accordion on this song)


Love Dolby and loved this song since I first  heard it. Great work!
 
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