Posted by: Lisa Pampuch | March 19, 2009

A headline I never thought I’d read

Maggots no wonder cure for festering wounds

This headline is followed by an equally unexpected lede:

LONDON (Reuters) – Putting flesh-eating maggots into open wounds may not be such a great idea after all.

What gets me is the “after all” phrasing — it had never occurred to me, nor to the vast majority of the planet, I’d wager.

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