This costume was also worn by plague doctors during the Plague of 1656, which killed 145,000 people in Rome and 300,000 in Naples. The costume terrified people because if one saw it, it was a sign of imminent death. Plague doctors wore these protective costumes in accordance with their agree!entwhen they attended their plague The hat and gloves are also made of the same skin … with spectacles over the eyes. The suffocating clothing ensemble was designed to protect the skin from exposure to miasma (the coat was even tucked into the mask), while the hat was simply a common accessory worn by physicians at the time..
THE 3 ODD WORD
One who brings Meat to the table
Burmese Public meeting-hall or house of worship
Gap in a row.of buttons.or snaps
Brett Favaro is a research scientist at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He lectures widely on applying scientific approaches to creating a sustainable future for the planet.
Climate change and global poverty are two sides of the same coin. Both challenges must be addressed together. If we fail on one, we will also fail on the other.
British economist Lord Nicholas Stern, 2009
Thus Triumph of Schrodinger’s Cat
IThough of two minds he played it cool (Which is the sacred feline rule), Convinced he could not be a crime, Both cat and carcass at one time, So for a pulse he dared to feel To see which one of him was real, And thus a quaint monstrosity Was killed by curiosity. copyright © Ed Morris |
RagBag scribble Quotes
The ‘good old times’ – all times when old are good.
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron 22January 1788 – 19 April 1824), known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet, politican, and a leading figure during the Romantic movement.
truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightfu
A celebrity is one who is known to many personally he is glad he doesn’t know.