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Published:January 20th, 2011 10:38 EST

Dude Wears Unwashed Jeans For 15 Months! Bacteria Levels Normal!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"The jeans a University of Alberta student wore daily for 15 months without washing them tested normal for bacteria levels at the end of the experiment.


In Edmonton, student Josh Le, 20, told Postmedia News he bought the denim jeans in September 2009 and wore them daily -- and sometimes slept in them -- until last December.

He said he used paper towels and napkins to dab away food spills and maintained his normal personal hygiene routine during the 15 months. Every two weeks, he said he put the jeans in a freezer overnight and there never was a trace of odor."


Thousands of teen boys have probably emailed a link to this UPI story to their moms.

When I was a kid we were so poor, that I only had one pair of Levi`s 501 jeans, the rest of my jeans were cheap brands. Sometimes I would wear my Levi`s for days at a time without washing them. Nobody seemed to notice except for my mom who was always on my back about washing my Levi`s jeans.

I wonder if Josh has a girlfriend, I`m thinking that it would be impossible to keep a lover if you go a year without washing your jeans.

At the end of the 15 months bacteria levels on Le`s jeans were normal. I have a cat and two dogs and they are always jumping on me, if I wore the same jeans for a year the EPA would declare my pants a toxic zone.

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