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Swabbin’ the Vitals

We spoke a little while ago about quickie baths, which one listener called a Georgia bath, but we got a letter from someone who’s grandmother used to refer to it as “swabbin’ the vitals,” that last word sounding like “vittles...

Pit-Stop Baths

Those quickie baths commonly called bird baths are also known as pit-stops or, as one rather colorful grandma wrote us, a PTA. We’ll let you figure out what that stands for. This is part of a complete episode.