[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581

grizly grizly at mindspring.com
Tue Aug 22 07:50:55 PDT 2006

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> > > >  Like someone saying "We never find chicken bones in middens, so
that means medievals hated chicken
dishes?" (to create an example out of thin air)
--Maire < < < <

Or like saying that finding  banana peel in middens is new "proof" that
medieval English people ate bananas.  Or that The giant found in Piltdown
was the "missing link" of human evolution . . . or that guy who
intentionally planted a hoax human corpsish thing, and finally admitted it
was a hoax when it was found, and the scientific community wouldn't listen
to him.


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