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(Smithsonian Magazine)   Does your chewing gum fight COVID-19 on the bedpost overnight?   (smithsonianmag.com) divider line
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2021-12-04 2:46:50 AM  
Have you SEEN where people stick their used gum?
 
2021-12-04 2:58:51 AM  
Nice one, subby!

(For those needing a reminder:)

1961 HITS ARCHIVE: Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor - Lonnie Donegan
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2021-12-04 3:05:54 AM  
Cool concept, and I'd like to have it for cold and flus, too. But I have to admit, I would social distance from anyone chewing gum, anyway. Right after I finished yelling at kids to get off my lawn.
 
2021-12-04 3:06:10 AM  
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2021-12-04 3:07:21 AM  
Annie - Chewing Gum [Live On Popworld]
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2021-12-04 3:09:08 AM  
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/now with correct thread improvements!
 
2021-12-04 3:10:58 AM  
When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.
 
2021-12-04 3:23:46 AM  

We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.


Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.
 
2021-12-04 3:31:27 AM  
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2021-12-04 4:20:29 AM  

LewDux: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/KTx6enCvQ-M?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&widgetid=1]


Somewhere Tina Weymouth is hurling things at people.
 
2021-12-04 4:27:56 AM  

Ishkur: LewDux: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/KTx6enCvQ-M?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&widgetid=1]

Somewhere Tina Weymouth is hurling things at people.


Tina Weymouth Born22 November 1950, Coronado, CA, United StatesCurrentlyFairfield, CT, United States

So you're saying...

.. Tom Tom Beats people?
 
2021-12-04 4:30:47 AM  

LewDux: Ishkur: LewDux: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/KTx6enCvQ-M?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&widgetid=1]

Somewhere Tina Weymouth is hurling things at people.

Tina Weymouth Born22 November 1950, Coronado, CA, United StatesCurrentlyFairfield, CT, United States

So you're saying...

.. Tom Tom Beats people?


No, Mariah Carey.
 
2021-12-04 4:49:02 AM  

Ishkur: LewDux: [iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/KTx6enCvQ-M?autoplay=1&widget_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&start=0&enablejsapi=1&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fark.com&widgetid=1]

Somewhere Tina Weymouth is hurling things at people.


That video has no redeeming qualities whatsoever.

/I watched it twice
 
2021-12-04 5:05:29 AM  
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2021-12-04 6:00:21 AM  
The researchers note that the gum looks and feels like the type of gum found in convivence stores

The word 'tastes' is conspicuously absent?

/convivience?
 
2021-12-04 6:01:06 AM  

Enigmamf: We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.

Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.


Oh yeah...don't chew gum in the library... but you can have any amount of unimaginable and deprived sex in  libraries.
I've seen TONS of documentaries on libraries and in every one the librarian wearing glasses and a skirt inevitably winds up in a series of sexually explicit endeavors with both men and women.

I would think library's Board of Directors would be aware of this by now and STOP HIRING any of the same two dozen beautiful women who just seem go from library to library and get hired disguised as Clark Kent.
Their behavior is despicable and unsanitary. They are very likely to have the chewing gum stuck in their hair given the many positions they find themselves in by the end of the films.
I cannot believe my mother ever sent me to the library as a child with the admonition "don't use the drinking fountain".
"Don't touch any horizontal surface" would be more recommended.

/ Although the librarian where I grew up was pretty ugly.
// I couldn't stand in front of her long enough to tie her to a hitching post without looking away.
. /// Good job library BoD. Very conscientious!
 
2021-12-04 6:10:42 AM  

1funguy: Enigmamf: We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.

Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.

Oh yeah...don't chew gum in the library... but you can have any amount of unimaginable and deprived sex in  libraries.
I've seen TONS of documentaries on libraries and in every one the librarian wearing glasses and a skirt inevitably winds up in a series of sexually explicit endeavors with both men and women.

I would think library's Board of Directors would be aware of this by now and STOP HIRING any of the same two dozen beautiful women who just seem go from library to library and get hired disguised as Clark Kent.
Their behavior is despicable and unsanitary. They are very likely to have the chewing gum stuck in their hair given the many positions they find themselves in by the end of the films.
I cannot believe my mother ever sent me to the library as a child with the admonition "don't use the drinking fountain".
"Don't touch any horizontal surface" would be more recommended.

/ Although the librarian where I grew up was pretty ugly.
// I couldn't stand in front of her long enough to tie her to a hitching post without looking away.
. /// Good job library BoD. Very conscientious!


Where I went to school, the librarian was covered in orange fur and said "Ook" a lot.
 
2021-12-04 6:19:12 AM  

bughunter: 1funguy: Enigmamf: We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.

Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.

Oh yeah...don't chew gum in the library... but you can have any amount of unimaginable and deprived sex in  libraries.
I've seen TONS of documentaries on libraries and in every one the librarian wearing glasses and a skirt inevitably winds up in a series of sexually explicit endeavors with both men and women.

I would think library's Board of Directors would be aware of this by now and STOP HIRING any of the same two dozen beautiful women who just seem go from library to library and get hired disguised as Clark Kent.
Their behavior is despicable and unsanitary. They are very likely to have the chewing gum stuck in their hair given the many positions they find themselves in by the end of the films.
I cannot believe my mother ever sent me to the library as a child with the admonition "don't use the drinking fountain".
"Don't touch any horizontal surface" would be more recommended.

/ Although the librarian where I grew up was pretty ugly.
// I couldn't stand in front of her long enough to tie her to a hitching post without looking away.
. /// Good job library BoD. Very conscientious!

Where I went to school, the librarian was covered in orange fur and said "Ook" a lot.


Our library had a rule you couldn't check out both books at the same time.

/ small town
// small
 
2021-12-04 7:27:35 AM  

bughunter: 1funguy: Enigmamf: We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.

Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.

Oh yeah...don't chew gum in the library... but you can have any amount of unimaginable and deprived sex in  libraries.
I've seen TONS of documentaries on libraries and in every one the librarian wearing glasses and a skirt inevitably winds up in a series of sexually explicit endeavors with both men and women.

I would think library's Board of Directors would be aware of this by now and STOP HIRING any of the same two dozen beautiful women who just seem go from library to library and get hired disguised as Clark Kent.
Their behavior is despicable and unsanitary. They are very likely to have the chewing gum stuck in their hair given the many positions they find themselves in by the end of the films.
I cannot believe my mother ever sent me to the library as a child with the admonition "don't use the drinking fountain".
"Don't touch any horizontal surface" would be more recommended.

/ Although the librarian where I grew up was pretty ugly.
// I couldn't stand in front of her long enough to tie her to a hitching post without looking away.
. /// Good job library BoD. Very conscientious!

Where I went to school, the librarian was covered in orange fur and said "Ook" a lot.


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2021-12-04 7:46:09 AM  
I AM INVINCIBLE!

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2021-12-04 8:01:59 AM  

Dwedit: Have you SEEN where people stick their used gum?


I know where I want to stick mine.
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2021-12-04 8:15:51 AM  
 Came into thread to kick ass...
Left chewing bubble gum.
 
2021-12-04 8:25:10 AM  
I hope you brought enough for EVERYBODY.
Blazing Saddles (10/10) Movie CLIP - Boy, Is He Strict (1974) HD
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2021-12-04 8:43:23 AM  
Great, a piece of gum in each nostril and you will be all set.
 
2021-12-04 10:42:34 AM  

Mock26: [Fark user image image 500x628]


The garlic bread will help enforce social distancing.
 
2021-12-04 11:32:27 AM  
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2021-12-04 11:50:47 AM  
FTFA: "
Preliminary results show the viral load in infected saliva was reduced viral load by 95 percent, but the research has a long way to go
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-So does this subtitle. Tthis is from the Smithsonian, an education institute.
 
2021-12-04 12:03:26 PM  
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2021-12-04 12:15:09 PM  
i read that headline and thought "subby.exe has crashed"
 
2021-12-04 12:22:47 PM  

bughunter: Nice one, subby!

(For those needing a reminder:)

[YouTube video: 1961 HITS ARCHIVE: Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor - Lonnie Donegan]


We had a 78 rpm record of that song when I was a kid.  It was banned by the parents after about three days.  Apparently hearing 103 times was enough for them.
 
2021-12-04 1:16:47 PM  
Stop writing stupid shiat like this. Covidiots will now say they don't need the vaccine because they chew gum.
 
2021-12-04 2:04:46 PM  
The research has a long viral load way to go.
 
2021-12-04 4:04:13 PM  

Dwedit: Have you SEEN where people stick their used gum?


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Dunno, have you SEEN?
 
2021-12-04 5:46:48 PM  

The Irresponsible Captain: Mock26: [Fark user image image 500x628]

The garlic bread will help enforce social distancing.


People maintain 10' distance when I make my garlic bread. Also, there is a sub place near me that I occasionally visit and like must places like this they staff really do not understand what "extra onions" means. To make it clear to them I just say, "...and enough onions to make sure people stay at least 6' away from me." That they understand.
 
2021-12-04 5:48:24 PM  

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Reminds me of Treat Williams back around the same time.
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2021-12-04 9:18:27 PM  

bughunter: 1funguy: Enigmamf: We Ate the Necco Wafers: When I was a kid, I was always admonished to not chew gum in the library. Now, I don't know if they've loosened those regulations or librarians just don't want to talk to me, but no one in the library ever tells me to stop chewing found on the bottom of desks anymore.

Librarians have had to deal with a lot over the last few decades, between decades of budget cuts, the internet undermining their prestige as the repository of human knowledge, and the dissolution of our social safety net dropping a load of homeless on them. We should be happy that librarians are keeping the system together at all.

Oh yeah...don't chew gum in the library... but you can have any amount of unimaginable and deprived sex in  libraries.
I've seen TONS of documentaries on libraries and in every one the librarian wearing glasses and a skirt inevitably winds up in a series of sexually explicit endeavors with both men and women.

I would think library's Board of Directors would be aware of this by now and STOP HIRING any of the same two dozen beautiful women who just seem go from library to library and get hired disguised as Clark Kent.
Their behavior is despicable and unsanitary. They are very likely to have the chewing gum stuck in their hair given the many positions they find themselves in by the end of the films.
I cannot believe my mother ever sent me to the library as a child with the admonition "don't use the drinking fountain".
"Don't touch any horizontal surface" would be more recommended.

/ Although the librarian where I grew up was pretty ugly.
// I couldn't stand in front of her long enough to tie her to a hitching post without looking away.
. /// Good job library BoD. Very conscientious!

Where I went to school, the librarian was covered in orange fur and said "Ook" a lot.


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