The Scariest Ad Ever

Unlike many things in life, I think I have a pretty healthy attitude toward germs. I wash my hands after using the restroom, before handling my contact lenses, and when obviously dirty, but otherwise not often when I’m out and about. I attribute this routine exposure to having helped me develop antibodies to a range of germs. And it seems to be working; my immune system is strong and I’m rarely sick.

When I spotted this terrifying ad in the window of a Paris pharmacy, I instantly wanted to run to a bathroom and scrub the hell out of my hands.  Especially if — as they imply — you risk catching herpes from holding the handrail on the Metro. Mon Dieu!

Scariest Ad Ever

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  1. Same here! I’m rarely sick! But, holy cow, herpes from the metro! NOOOOOO…. there’s a lot of fear being used in that ad.
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  2. london–>mind the gap.
    paris–>mind the herpes.
    who needs absinthe when you have baccide?

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