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Leeches and Public Opinion

Bob bob at students.wisc.edu
Fri Apr 15 12:58:17 EST 1994

I would like to express my growing concern with the way the leeches have
been portrayed in the popular media.  That scene in "Stand by Me"
illustrates my point nicely.  Why must people continually portray leeches
as "parasites?"  Don't they know that when a leech latches onto your ankle,
it is an act spawned of love?  They're just trying to kiss you a little. 
With tongue.


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