Urushiol

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Urushiol

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:37 pm

I has it. Probably from shaking the bushes here, Boss. Need some doctoring.
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Boss Kean » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:24 am

When I said "shake the bushes," I didn't mean for you to do that to 'em.
What's your dirt doin' in my ditch?

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Post by Boss Kean » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:24 am

When I said "shake the bushes," I didn't mean for you to do that to 'em.
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:28 pm

:shakeb: :shakeb: :ni: :shakeb: :shakeb:
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:33 pm

What in the Sam hell is Pyrrho talking about Boss??
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:39 pm

Mowed the back field. Apparently there was poison ivy in strategic locations. Somehow managed to "get it."

My arms are slathered in calamine lotion. At least I won't get the hose again.
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:47 pm

calamine is a waste of time; an iffy remedy at best. Go with oral and topical steroids and lots of benadryl. I'm not a doctor but I have a speculum.

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Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:34 pm

Ah, somehow I've managed to avoid that particular unpleasantness so far. Nasty stuff, poison ivy. Or so I hear tell.
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:20 pm

Nature hates us (with good reason). :evil:

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Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:22 am

Witness wrote:Nature hates us (with good reason). :evil:
We seem to be the only species who can insulate ourselves from nature most of the time.
Anyone who watches a nature documentary would understand why that is necessary of course. Being a wild animal, of any species, is not an easy existence.
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Re: Urushiol

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:58 am

As far as I know (a counter-example would thrill me!) there is this strange fact: while dangerous/poisonous animals often advertise their nastiness (with so-called aposematic colors, the equivalent of our black/yellow stripes on dangerous places or machinery), the vile & sneaky plants never do so.

Another green conspiracy! :x