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Re: [pct-l] On Mosquitos, On...
- Subject: Re: [pct-l] On Mosquitos, On...
- From: ED <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 16:36:50 -0400
Sounds like what I hear Steve Queen's solution on the AT was. I hear he
left dead mosquitos on his face as a warning to those still living. Any
truth to this Steve? Did it work?
Jeffrey Olson wrote:
> Reading the advice on how to deal with gnats I'm reminded of sage advice
> from a long ago friend on how to deal with mosquitos. The advice was picked
> up by Herb Caen, a recently deceased, long time columnist for the SF
> Chronicle, which does not legitimate it, but at least provides a bit of
> My friend insisted that rather than getting wound up and frantic at the
> presence of mosquitos, that instead, you inhale a dozen or so. Mosquito
> death is somehow transmitted to surviving mosquitos and they stay away from
> the face as chemically they recognize the scene of their potential demise.
> I have not tried this method of repelling mosquitos.
> Jeffrey Olson
> Seattle, WA
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