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Sunday, December 19, 2010
DDT smelled good...
40 years ago this week in my hometown (Perkasie, Pa.) newspaper: "
The Bucks County Mosquito Control Department will be phased out ... as of January 1st, 1971
." That's because they were spraying DDT. As a small boy, I remember the "mosquito truck" making its rounds in the summer. My sister and I would sit in the front yard and breathe in the fumes as it passed by. Smelled great. Good times...