October 17, 2001 1:14 PM   Subscribe

Paranoid? Then iron your mail if you're that scared of getting Anthrax.
posted by kingmissile (13 comments total)

Sigh. The end of the age of ironing was prematurely proclaimed, it appears.
posted by Carol Anne at 1:21 PM on October 17, 2001

Or microwave the little bastards, I suppose. Make sure there's no staples in there. Of course lingering anthrax in your food might not be so fun. Lingering anthrax on the collar's not a nice picture, either.
posted by zangpo at 1:39 PM on October 17, 2001

D'oh, read the article, shithead, he says maicrowave's no good.
posted by zangpo at 1:40 PM on October 17, 2001

The Iron Age never ends for some people.
posted by Kafkaesque at 1:42 PM on October 17, 2001

Where can we get these maicorwaves?
posted by Snotty at 2:00 PM on October 17, 2001

Starch or no starch? The people have a right to know!
posted by Sinner at 2:04 PM on October 17, 2001

right here.
posted by Kafkaesque at 2:05 PM on October 17, 2001

The real question is: Should we bring our Anthrax to the dry cleaners?
posted by kingmissile at 2:23 PM on October 17, 2001

Good stuff, snotty. :)
posted by zangpo at 2:24 PM on October 17, 2001

Oh, too bad. I was hoping the unreasoning panic over anthrax might force the mass-mailers out of business. Now they'll just hire somebody to iron stuff.
posted by realjanetkagan at 2:30 PM on October 17, 2001

I was under the perception that antrhax spores were EXTREMELY hard to kill. In fact, the spores had to be heated to extreme temperatures... me thinks this is akin to hiding under a desk during a nuclear strike.
posted by geoff. at 2:51 PM on October 17, 2001

Just steam, steam, steam those anthrax worries away!
posted by lucien at 6:59 AM on October 18, 2001

Snopes is steamed!
posted by realjanetkagan at 8:53 PM on October 18, 2001

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