CHICAGO – Ben Franklin wasn’t a big fan of the old scrub-a-dub-dub.

According to historians, he preferred “air bathing” to actual “bathing.” He’d open all the windows and spend between 30 minutes to an hour hanging out in the nude.

Franklin also had another reason for doing this. 

He had breathing problems, so he thought exposure to fresh air would keep him from getting sick. 

The WGN Morning News hosts also discuss gift-free birthdays, nasal lavage, and the Fosbury flop.

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