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#1 of 4 Old 02-14-2008, 10:50 PM - Thread Starter
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I wonder how many people confuse a German Measles or Three Day Measles or Rubella party with an actual Measles party? (

I asked my mom and she said that people back then let kids play with those who had chicken pox but NOT measles (rubeola)... the more dangerous kind.

For historical sake, I would love for people to dig up more history on these measles parties.,00.html
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#2 of 4 Old 02-14-2008, 11:15 PM
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Anecdotally, we had measles parties when I was a kid...and I'm only 30.
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that's funny you bring this up. We have an "outbreak" here of the measles.

Married to a Navy man of 12 yrs.

03/02: 11/05: 01/08: 10-18-09: 10-31-10 and 7/22/13 with twins and just found out we're pos.gif again!!chicken3.gif




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moving to health and healing

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