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    Fish pedicures: Carp rid human feet of scaly skin

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Ready for the latest in spa pampering? Prepare to dunk your tootsies in a tank of water and let tiny carp nibble away.

    Fish pedicures are creating something of a splash in the D.C. area, where a northern Virginia spa has been offering them for the past four months. John Ho, who runs the Yvonne Hair and Nails salon with his wife, Yvonne Le, said 5,000 people have taken the plunge so far.

    "This is a good treatment for everyone who likes to have nice feet," Ho said.

    He said he wanted to come up with something unique while finding a replacement for pedicures that use razors to scrape off dead skin. The razors have fallen out of favor with state regulators because of concerns about whether they're sanitary..................
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    Re: Fish pedicures: Carp rid human feet of scaly skin

    Apparently they have something like this in Wisconsin, but the carp are bigger and they dunk in a different part of their anatomy to nibble on.

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    Re: Fish pedicures: Carp rid human feet of scaly skin

    This is one time I would prabably side with PETA!
    “What takes a quarterback to the next level is not arm strength or mobility or any of that stuff. It’s the ability to play on critical downs. Manage third downs, or red zones or four-minute or two-minute situations"
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