Debunking the Myth of the ‘Five Second Rule’ [POLL]

Five Second Rule

Sixty-five percent of American families implement the ‘five second rule,’ the belief that if food dropped on the floor is picked up within five seconds, germs don’t touch it. (Photo courtesy mek22/Flickr)


My wife  always told me that I’m a bit of a spermatophobe (Spermatophobia  is the phobia of germs, not sperm.) I readily agree. There are some things I just won’t do, no matter how silly she thinks I am. But now there is a scientific study that backs me up! Read more of this post