Country Lore: Red Bugs Remedy

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Don't let red bugs in tall grass bother you.

For anybody who is bothered by red bugs when you walk in the tall grass, try drinking vinegar. We always have cider vinegar, so that’s what I always use. The other kinds might work, but I have never tried them. I find it’s best if you drink it before going into the tall stuff, but if you forget, drink it when you get back home. It doesn’t take much, just a swallow. That’s about all I can get down. Do have something in your stomach before you drink it, or you will have a major case of indigestion.

Dennis Youngen
Hawkinsville, GA

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