Thursday, July 30, 2009

Think on it Thursday: Why the British don't fix their teeth

Sigurd the Mighty, a Norse Earl of Orkney in the late 9th century, died after he beheaded an enemy in battle and tied the head to his horse's saddle. One the ride home, his leg was grazed by one of the head's protruding teeth, and he died of a blood infection.


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Kr√ęg said...

This post makes me think of Shane MacGowan of the Pogues.

♥georgie♥ said...

OMGawd I just threw up in my mouth

Bj in Dallas said...

really good clear photography for the late 9th century!!

Chibi said...

I still love you, but I don't like you very much right now. *calls therapist*

Lin said...

oh god...I just threw up a little bit in my mouth.

That is the grossest picture... but pretty interesting fact.