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(Fast Company)   If you thought humans were disgusting stinkbags BEFORE the pandemic, then it should come as no surprise that 79% of Americans don't wash cloth face masks after each use (and 8% never wash their cloth face masks AT ALL)   ( divider line
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2020-10-25 1:55:02 PM  

weirdneighbour: SumoJeb: I leave them in the store parking lots so birds can use them for nest material.

That's funny, that is where I get my masks, they don't look dirty so all is good.

That seems like a risky thing, sure they're pretty common and relatively easy to spot, but wouldn't it be easier to just snatch them off the ground instead of raiding the bird nests?
2020-10-25 1:58:47 PM  

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He must get his masks from International Male.

The PM is really trying to distract from the WE charity stuff, eh?
2020-10-25 5:00:14 PM  
Now, wash your damn gloves.

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Why am I suddenly in the mood for neapolitan ice cream?
2020-10-25 7:14:58 PM  

Tr0mBoNe: I have about 20 cheap Haynes masks I use for work and 4-5 dressier masks. They all get washed regularly like the rest of my clothing. I think of them as underwear for my face.

That's why I prefer wearing women's masks.
2020-10-26 2:39:03 AM  
Wash it? That would remove the skin oils. They help to provide a barrier against the virus. The oils fill in the pores of the cloth. Duh.

/S :)
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