A reader recently told Bossy that a temporary hydrating solution for her ruined hair would be an oil treatment — and when they suggested oil treatment, they were not referring to this: They were referring to
This year the Bossy family Christmas tree was a bit lacking in the Needle Department. That’s because they were all on the floor next to the tree, craftily avoiding Bossy’s Oreck.
Hand washing wasn’t invented until 1846 when Oliver Wendell Holmes and his buddy Ignaz Semmelweis noticed that physicians were inadvertently aiding the spread of disease from one patient to another. This prompted Holmes and Semmelweis to publish an assertion that all healthcare workers should learn and practice proper hand-washing procedures. Then came Louis Pasteur with…