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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Aug 2019 2:18 p.m. PST

…. Than Just A Saying.

""Oh, you're just blowing smoke up my ass," is something you might hear someone say when they think you're just telling them what they want to hear. But in 18th-century England, blowing smoke up your ass was an actual medical procedure, and no, we aren't kidding.

According to Gizmodo, one of the earliest reports of such a practice took place in England in 1746, when a woman was left unconscious after nearly drowning…."
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dBerczerk06 Aug 2019 6:19 p.m. PST

What a way to finish off a fine meal.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2019 10:36 a.m. PST

Ha-Ha-Ha!……….


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