Re: Leeches (Re: Metric Time (was Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique))

Kevin D. Quitt (
Thu, 19 Oct 1995 22:47:19 GMT (Joshua Hesse) wrote:
>Oh come on, It's simple.
>You eat the food, you digest the food, and the tapeworm gets the nutrients.
>Eat as much as you want and starve to death.
>It's that simple :)

No, it's not that simple. You eat, digest, and absorb the food, and the
tape worm eats your intestines.

>FWIW, A highschool teacher told us that the FDA busted some guy a few
>years back for selling tapeworm cysts as diet pills.
>Anybody else hear about this?

No. And it hasn't been an open joke for 100 years, either.

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