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Medicine without Science

M0010165 13th century trepanation. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images Mail, Mediaeval surgeon trepanning. 13th century Serials /STU [Trepanation] : [image 5 from:] Operationsbilder… aus dem Laudianus Miscellaneus 724 zu Oxford. Karl Friedrich Jakob Sudhoff Published: 1914 Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0

Medicine without science is as stupid as drilling a hole in your head… which, of course is exactly what they did…

Time Merchant

I decided to spend my retirement in ancient Rome, but I made the huge mistake of bringing a tube of mayonnaise. Now everyone wants snake-shaped aioli and I have to shuttle back and forth between antiquity and modern times like some kind of damned time merchant! The only thing worse would be if they figured out I wasn’t from Atlantis, but the future. God only knows what kind of unrefusable offers they would force upon me then!