randomposting (randomposting) wrote,
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I think I'd like to avoid that fellow.

Dr. John Cohausen wrote a book in 1742 “proving” that one could live to be 115 years old by inhaling the breath of little girls. In his book, Hermippus Redivivus, Dr. Cohausen gave the following prescription: Take 1 pound of gum olibani, 2 ounces of styrae, myrrh, and several other herbs, mix, burn and inhale while at the same time imbibing the exhalations of the nearest little girl.
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