November 27th, 2009

Saved the world.

A Fun History Lesson - Facts Of The 1500's

As I have already shared some details about my Dad, I thought I would go a "little bit" further back, and share this e-mail that a frriend sent me last week.

A Fun History Lesson

The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be.

They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor"
But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot...........they "didn't have a pot to piss in" and were the lowest of the low.

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Thank You ... James!

Dad Says "Ta"

I showed Dad the post I wrote for him, and he wants to thank those who wished him a happy bithday - He is having a great day. If you missed it, it's here

If any of you followed the Samuel Williams link, that picture was taken at about the time dad was there - and the small boat on the left of the picture are the tugs he used to work on repairing.