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Lemuria

And the ancients closed the temples on these days, As you see them shut still at the season of the dead. its a time not suitable for widows or virgins to wed; She who marries won’t live long. Ovid, Fasti … Continue reading

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The Evils of Beans – Part I

In the book, Beans, A History, (yes, really), author Ken Albala relates how beans have a history of being regarded as big troublemakers. Aristotle himself spoke out frequently against The Evils Of Beans, writing that these legumes are just like … Continue reading

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