Professors Test Fifty Shades of Grey Library Book, Find It Has Traces of Herpes

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Two Belgian university professors decided to apply their knowledge of toxicology screenings to the 10 most borrowed books at the Antwerp library. Each book underwent bacteriology and toxicology tests, and the findings reveal that library books are even more germ-covered than you expected.

While the experts found that all 10 books contained traces of cocaine–enough so that people who touched the books wouldn’t feel the effects, but might test positive for the drug–they also found something pretty gross: Fifty Shades of Grey, your weird aunt’s favorite mainstream erotic series, tested positive for traces of the herpes virus.

The professors assured everyone that concentrations of the virus were so minimal that there is no public health risk and it would be impossible for people to contract it by touching the book. Still, something to keep in mind next time you consider taking trashy erotica out of the public library.

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RachelElderts
RachelElderts

Hello everyone am here to express my joy about how i got cure from a herbal doctor,i never knew i was ever going to get rid of this illness until i meet this herbal doctor called DR DADA,introduced to me by a friend of mine who also have this horrible and disgusting illness,i have tour round the hospitals all i keep hearing is that i will have to be taken much of dosage everyday just so subsidy the pain and inching and it keep having a sharp pain in the area that are affected,i couldn't bear the pain and the disgrace i have endure just to mention some view of my encounters with HSV1 AND HSV2,it is not an illness i want anyone to be infected with in fact i prefer HIV-AIDS to HSV1 AND HSV2. because you can still leave with it without thinking of the next second or minutes your body is going to start up again with all the horrible sharp biting and inching,this is how i met DR DADA introduced to me by my friend name is moore tangla re-email me that he has all it takes to get rid of any illness that the science have not be able to come up with the medication,so i press further to ask questions i start wondering how come the medication i have being taken are not responding to my immune system ,he explained everything to me that it is the wonders of the Almighty God and the FORE-FATHER who laid down everything for him when he was very little and with his hard work and proper study of ROOT AND HERBS he finally arrived at a stage where all he has labored for and study hard to understand the names of the root and herbs he started helping people to get cure just to say few because if i start i will never stop talking and writing.so after so much talk he proceed to the medication tell me how to get the HERPES medication and how to use it that after 8 days the herpes will be gone and there is nothing like side effect or after some time or years it will be reoccurring again.so i proceed to the items and he send it to me through DHL i received within a week because it takes 4 working days to get to me .so if you want to reach him just email him with his address drdadaspellhome@gmail.com or drdadaspellhome@hotmail.com  you can email me at (rachelelderts4@gmail.com)..,,

RachelElderts
RachelElderts

Hello everyone am here to express my joy about how i got cure from a herbal doctor,i never knew i was ever going to get rid of this illness until i meet this herbal doctor called DR DADA,introduced to me by a friend of mine who also have this horrible and disgusting illness,i have tour round the hospitals all i keep hearing is that i will have to be taken much of dosage everyday just so subsidy the pain and inching and it keep having a sharp pain in the area that are affected,i couldn't bear the pain and the disgrace i have endure just to mention some view of my encounters with HSV1 AND HSV2,it is not an illness i want anyone to be infected with in fact i prefer HIV-AIDS to HSV1 AND HSV2. because you can still leave with it without thinking of the next second or minutes your body is going to start up again with all the horrible sharp biting and inching,this is how i met DR DADA introduced to me by my friend name is moore tangla re-email me that he has all it takes to get rid of any illness that the science have not be able to come up with the medication,so i press further to ask questions i start wondering how come the medication i have being taken are not responding to my immune system ,he explained everything to me that it is the wonders of the Almighty God and the FORE-FATHER who laid down everything for him when he was very little and with his hard work and proper study of ROOT AND HERBS he finally arrived at a stage where all he has labored for and study hard to understand the names of the root and herbs he started helping people to get cure just to say few because if i start i will never stop talking and writing.so after so much talk he proceed to the medication tell me how to get the HERPES medication and how to use it that after 8 days the herpes will be gone and there is nothing like side effect or after some time or years it will be reoccurring again.so i proceed to the items and he send it to me through DHL i received within a week because it takes 4 working days to get to me .so if you want to reach him just email him with his address drdadaspellhome@gmail.com or drdadaspellhome@hotmail.com  you can email me at (rachelelderts4@gmail.com)

KarenLola1
KarenLola1

I can’t believe that my GENITAL HERPES is really cured. Oh is by this time last year I start feeling bad about my life, I feel pain everyday of my life but am very happy now that am really cured I couldn’t have done this on my own. I was searching the internet about this sickness last months when I found about great Dr ALLI, the man that kept his words. I wrote Dr ALLI 's email about my problem, immediately I got a reply from him asking me to fill a form which I immediately did and send back to him, after some minutes he reply me that he have work on my cure that I need to provide some materials which can enable him to work on my cure which I did on the next day of it, after some hours he inform me that he has gotten the things needed for the preparation of the herbal medication that will cure my GENITAL HERPES VIRUS. After he finish preparing the medication, he send it to me and also gave me instructions on how i will be taking the medication. I did exactly as instructed and behold, after 4Weeks my GENITAL HERPES VIRUS got cured. I cant believe I was negative a big thanks to him, am very happy now with my family. you can also get your self cured too from this sickness by contacting him through his email: allispellhelp1@gmail.com OR via his cell phone: +2348109756444. Sir I'm indeed grateful for the help

xxyesihi
xxyesihi

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WilliamNdatila
WilliamNdatila

If 50 Shades was soft porn for men..the pages would be stuck together instead of traces of Herpes. [Things to be Grateful For.]

rosseroo
rosseroo

Seems like the real headline is "all 10 books contained traces of cocaine... enough so that people who touched the books wouldn’t feel the effects, but might test positive for the drug"!

JeffFein-Worton
JeffFein-Worton

The links in the article are broken. It seems you were hoaxed; perhaps an update is in order?

bikerm
bikerm

Here's what I have identified on items coming back to the library in the past 7 years: 1) coffee, not a big deal, just wash it off. 2) pee; I put that item in the trash and wiped down everything it touched. 3) strawberry jelly, or maybe it was jam. 4) reefer resin; someone actually cleaned their pipe and wiped the resin on the library item. Very difficult to remove, but I had a good time smelling it! 5)I can only hope that #5 was "pudding of the chocolate type", but I removed the item from the collection anyway. There's just no telling what a library book will get into. Always wash your hands after touching one.

Formatonator
Formatonator

I work in a library and, even before reading this article, whenever any of the 50 Shades books were returned I would hold it by the corner of the spine with only two of my fingers and then wipe my hands on my pants after. Now after reading this I am going to let one of my co-workers put it on the shelf instead.

HorusTriKome
HorusTriKome

@JenLawrence @Formatonator Calm down, I don't think she was referring to herpes.  Let me spell it out for you Jen.  It is about MASTURBATION!!!  Hope your health stays well.

JenLawrence
JenLawrence

@Formatonator 

This is silly.  You can;t get herpes from touching a book.  I hope this article gets some attention and people recognize how common herpes is.  And that it's not the black plague.  

There will be a vaccine soon (several are in trial stage right now). And there is already a treatment called viradux-AU from Australia that I used and now I am testing negative.


Get educated people! Maybe read something useful instead of this 50 shades of rubbish!

thatnasty
thatnasty

This kind of thing makes me lose faith in humanity.  Though I guess you should expect public porno to be encrusted with nastyness.

ProjectAccept.org
ProjectAccept.org

You'll find herpes on the upper corner  of the  pages of any library book, for two reasons:

- Many people tend to wet the tip of their finger on their tongue when turning pages.  
- Herpes Simplex Virus is endemic to humanity: 75-80% carries at least one of the two HSV viruses.

1. Yes, this includes you.
2. No, you wouldn't know; they don't test for it and ~80% of carriers never have symptoms.

thatnasty
thatnasty

@ProjectAccept.org 

No, they said cocaine was found on all the books.  They only said Herpes was found on 50 Shades of Gray.  People were turning pages with fingers wet with other fluids.

BarbaraAGenco
BarbaraAGenco

Seems like this report makes another case for the value of #ebooks in libraries.

Ebooks =   #privacy AND hygienic #reading

;-)

forumjunk123
forumjunk123

Is anyone surprised?  It's porn for the ladies, move along.  Nothing to see here.  If any one's wondering, the erotic novel market is bigger than the porn market. And guess who buys such novels?  Women.  The bigger consumers of porn have always been women.  Not shocked? Guess you're a smartie pants then.  Why don't you know this?  I suppose women appreciate discretion and their sellers know this so neither really want this to be known.

starsandauras
starsandauras

Important question: Herpes Simplex A or B?  Because A (the cold sores one) isn't really that weird or uncommon, and I wouldn't bat an eye at finding it on a book.


Simplex B on the other hand... yeah, I'd be a little more concerned at *how* people must be holding the book.

jj2777x2
jj2777x2

@starsandauras They aren't all that much different, to be honest.  You can have HSV-1 on your genitals and HSV-2 on your face.  Social stigma tells you oral herpes (HSV-1) is no big deal.  HSV-2, because "genitals" is attached to it, makes people act like it's a much bigger deal.

thatnasty
thatnasty

@jj2777x2 @starsandauras 

Herpes 2 is a more severe virus though.  Plus, the average genital herpes sufferer gets several outbreaks a year.  No oral herpes sufferers get several outbreaks each year.

Ironman92
Ironman92

Are we slvt-shaming books now?  For shame, slvtty book, for shame!