If I was ever stung before, it was NOT by the same sort of wasp that got me this time. It was like no pain I’d experienced before.
And yet… inside half an hour it was manageable, in a few hours it wasn’t even tender, and within a day I could no longer tell where I had been stung. In contrast, the spot where I scraped my hand was tender a day later (by which time it was nicely scabbed over) and took a couple more days to heal.
I get more hassle from mosquito bites.
So if I ever get the chance to save my wife from being stung (by, say, grabbing the wasp), it won’t be a hard decision. And I’ll get the chivalry points! 🛡🗡