Use Itch-X...

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Tue Jun 3 02:29:30 UTC 2014

On Jun 2, 2014, at 6:24 PM, "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:

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> At 6/2/2014 07:21 PM, Arnold Zwicky wrote:
>> On Jun 2, 2014, at 12:32 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>>> against _yard rash_, whatever that is.
>> Itch-X is a brand name for a preparation with pramoxine (a topical
>> anesthetic for many sorts of itches) as a major ingredient.
>> from the evidence of the google hits, "yard rash" is seems to be an
>> informal term used for rashes acquired via yard work (by people) or
>> by contact with other creatures (by dogs).
>> arnold
> Or by contact with other creatures by people?

quite probably, but i didn't see any examples of this sort in the (rather small) google corpus.


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