Getting out of the hobby

drlegendre . drlegendre at
Sat Oct 15 22:06:55 CDT 2016

" I can read about using arsphenamine
to treat syphilis, for example (historically important), without
contracting the disease and treating it myself just for "the experience"."

Thanks for that, Chuck.. while it makes the point, it's still one of the
screwiest analogies ever.

Love it. Gotta pull that one out at the next appropriate social gathering.

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 9:52 PM, Ali <cctalk at> wrote:

> > Just wait until the hipsters discover syphilis, and the prices go
> > through the roof on eBay thanks to opportunistic syphilis flippers.
> I don't know about the price of syphilis but the price of treating syphilis
> has gone through the roof. But I digress... :)

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