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About Monday 23 December 1667

Joe P  •  Link

Merry Christmas! San Diego Sarah is so right about Lady Montague. The scourge of smallpox not unlike today’s. Be safe everyone.

About Thursday 29 October 1663

Joe P  •  Link

In Appalachia a similar use of "I don't care to" to mean I am willing. As if. "I don't have a care if I do". "I don't have a doubt that he will fail"

About Thursday 29 October 1663

Joe P  •  Link

Still used in the South as in "a mess of greens." When I was in the service we had of course Mess Hall, Officer's Mess, Mess Dress.

About Monday 12 October 1663

Joe P  •  Link

Enemas may indeed rarely be dangerous. Milk and molasses enemas are routinely still given in ER's here in the States. If one is allergic to milk, severe allergic symptoms may ensue. In addition, alcohol is absorbed per rectum. Sam may have had some ease from this as well.