I Live By the Five Second Rule

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    For Myself Only

    If you happen to be a guest in my home, I will not serve anything that has hit the ground, so please don't despair! Life's too short to go around replacing things that have fallen on the floor for mere moments. 
    debmichelle debmichelle
    1 Response May 26, 2008

    Why Not?

    I believe someone on tv proved that certian foods were ok under 5 seconds as bacteria doesnt have time to latch onto the food that could cause someone to get sick. With my brother, its more like a 5 day rule, he doesn't care. Long as nothing is sticking to it like noticable...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2008

    The 5 Second Rule

    The five second rule is great, i use it all the time at work, in the pub at gigs everywhere and if any1 has a go i just turn round and say ah 5 second rule *****!
    Speakup Speakup
    18-21, M
    6 Responses Aug 24, 2007

    So There I Was

    At work and one of my co-workers came up behind me and startled me and I dropped a peice of bubble gum on the floor.  I picked it up really quick, kissed it and popped it in my mouth - he said "damn that was quick" my reply - it was less then five seconds.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2008
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