25 September, 2002

Fun Fact

Fun fact for today:

During the Roman Golden Age, the penalty for adultery was a mob beating followed by a large radish violently shoved up your ass.
(Lucian, The Death of Peregrinus)

3 comments:

  1. Maybe you found the suppressed desire of conservatives everywhere. It's one way to get your veggies.

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  2. Strangely, I think this habit in Rome is equally off center.

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  3. An 18th century French dentist praised urine as a valuable mouthwash.I think I'll stick with Listerine.

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