Brian Frazer's friend is afraid to shake his hand. Hear Brian's side of the story.
Read the full transcript »
I'm not a handshake fanatic but when I see a friend, I instinctively stick out my paw for a shake because it's the right thing to do. But I have a one friend who won't because he’s afraid that germs are going to leap my from hand to his then seep into his palm like quick sand, skew around until they hit a vein then be transported throughout his body. And before you know it, he’ll have the bubonic plague and need to make few little arrangements. Occasionally, my friend will shake my hand then immediately kick out a bottle of hand sanitizer from his pocket and squeeze a bunch of that clear liquid unto his palms. I don't have a problem with this. First of all, seeing that hand sanitizer come out makes me feel like a leper. Like when I was nine and took a sip of my friend Billy’s soda and he wiped the rim of the can with shirt. Another thing to consider is that there are already germs on the container of hand sanitizer. Unless you could treat sanitizer out of your wrist like spider man’s webs, you're still going to get germs. If you have to disinfect your palms, do it when my backs turned because there is a faith worst than germs, no more friends.