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Mosquito's part 36549

So I've been doing a little 'experiment.' I'm not scientist and this is a very limited field to test from but the results are fascinating. I was told recently by someone at church that mosquito's are attracted to 'O' blooded people.

I'm 'O' blooded, and we all know that they LOVE me. So I started asking around. Every time someone chimed in about how mosquito's seemed to pick them out of a crowd I'd ask them what blood type they were. Out of the five people polled, five of them were 'O' blood type.

Interesting? I think so...

I also learned recently (from the extra's on the movie Jumanji) that:

1)Mosquito's are considered the most deadly creatures on the earth (because they cause the most death and disease)
2)The little devils single people out of a crowd. They actually choose a victim from a group and all attack that one person. Well, that would be me.

So here's the trick. You need to find a friend with 'O' blood. Possibly a pregnant one or a young child (since my 2 year old gets it far worse than I ever do) and you need to stick to them like glue all summer long. This will ensure that you will have less bites and... according to Jumanji... be less likely to kick the bucket from this very dangerous creature.

Or you could just stay inside and not come out till the first snow... it's your choice.


Lisa said…
Mosquitos eat me for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

I am O positive.

And they always seem to go for my legs while I sleep. What's the science behind that?
Polly Blevins said…
I have O blood and I am preg. but don't get bitten. But someone told me that if you take a dryer sheet and rub it on yourself and hang it in your pocket or somewhere, it acts like a mos. repellant. I haven't tried it but it is worth a try. It smells a lot better than repellant.

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