Stone of stumbling and rock of offense (wordweaverlynn) wrote,
Stone of stumbling and rock of offense

Because Life Is Too Short Not to Hypnotize Lobsters

The National Library of New Zealand brings us a hypnotized lobster. Then a "normally angry" lobster.

Beyond the lobster tale, this site has a fabulous collection of old New Zealand newspapers -- from 1839 to 1945. Good research material for anyone with an interest in Aoteroa.

Yes, I admit it. We really used to dress like that. And by we, I mean I. And my sisters. And everyone else, practically.

Horrors from the past.

Here's rosemary -- that's for remembrance. And boiled carrots for bad tempers. A set of recommendations from 1910 for "leguminotherapy ... a recipe for good human temperament."

Forgive me if you see these links several times on Facebook, Twitter, etc. These are just too wonderful not to share.
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