From: Curtis Johnson
To: Dave Hamilton
Date: Aug 16 1998 10:57:36 pm
Subject: Salt
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DH> For some unknown reason fleas just don't bite me. They do bite
DH> everyone else in the house, but they will jump on my bare feet
DH> and just jump back off. Maybe I need to shower more.

They love me.
Perhaps it could be diet-related (do you eat a lot of
onions or other spices, just as a guess?).  I think fleas, like
ticks, are attracted to butyric acid--a byproduct of bacterial
breakdown of sweat.

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