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Fun fact #1: 10% of Americans believe they are allergic to penicillin.

Fun fact #2: 1% of people are actually allergic to penicillin, and most are only mildly so; only 0.03% of people have a serious allergy.

This is an awesome example of people's tendency to mentally establish a causal relationship whenever two things happen in a relatively short time frame. These people would have anecdotes like "last time I took penicillin I got a terrible headache" or something.

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People are nicer when you are wearing "Farmer style" Overalls

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His wife is a pothead, does that count for anything?

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You obviously didn't bother to check what I told you.

So anyway, you are flat out wrong. Plants and almost all animals make their own vitamin c for their own needs, and commercial Vitamin C has not been isolated in commercial quantity from plants for decades. It has been manufactured from glucose via the Reichstein process since the 1930s, although recently it has been supplanted by a bacterial fermentation process.

If you can find some evidence of vitamin C's pesticidal properties, do share. But since you have spouted nothing but bullshit, my guess is that that is more bullshit.

Got any other bullshit?

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So anyways C is taken from plants and sold for human consumption. plants make C to kill bugs so therefore its a pesticide.

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Same with kids...

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So it's official. 15 years old is the age at which your cat just begins farting all the time and stinking up the joint.

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It is made by most animals through normal metabolism. Primates, guinea pigs, bats and a few birds are an exception. It's destroyed by cooking, hence we don't get any in our diet, but it's not required for most - it's made in their own bodies. Whale blubber has almost as much vitamin C in it as oranges, for instance. This discovery explained why those in arctic climates do not get scurvy - they eat the meat raw while western visitors insisted on cooking theirs.

The gene that makes it is defective in primates and it's a vitamin for us, but it's not for your pet dog or cat. Any idiot can google what I just said.

Well, almost any idiot....

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LOLOLOL VA what are you smoking? C is made by animals???lol It that is so then why is our consumption of C essential to our health? lolololol

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It's made by all (I *think* - there may be some exceptions) plants, and almost all animal, for their own internal purposes. Humans (and other primates) and a few other animals are the exception, not the rule, and require it in their diet. I'm quite certain - but willing to be proven wrong - that your "source" of this misinformation is an idiot.

So - did you fall for someone else's bullshit or did you just pull that one out of your ass?

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