Monday, July 22, 2013

All Too Believable

When you're reading about this :

––The Cholera Years: The United States in 1832, 1849, and 1866, by Charles E. Rosenberg (for work)––
THIS doesn't seem far-fetched at all:

Cholera was the public health disaster of its day. It's still around, but at least we know what it is: wormy little bacteria in your guts that cause the liquids to pour out of your body--gallons in hours--leaving an withered blue sack stretched over bones. And how to avoid to: don't swallow shit!
Of course the bones don't reanimate...


bink said...


Fresca said...

You started it, bink!