August 6th, 2010

Friday Foolery #96: Killing the 5 second rule

I’m glad that health education videos for children (and rural health outreach programs in general) have come quite far since 1971, when Ro-Revus Talks About Worms was produced by The Malnutrition and Parasite Project of the University of South Carolina and funded by the Office of Economy Opportunity.

Key points to remember:

  1. Never use the out of doors for a bafroom. The bushes in your yard, or the dirt on your doorstep, is not a bafroom.
  2. Oh look! You can see the little baby worms inside the eggs!
  3. … If you don’t use your toilet or privy, if you use the out of doors for a bafroom, all of those eggs will get into the dirt.

I can’t even talk about the length of the dead tapeworms next to rulers in here and how racial bias is definitely present.

Now for your instructor and model student, frog and squirrel puppets:

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