Vaccinating the World
3. Dead mice
a) Reduced to a paste and used to ease tooth pain by ancient Egyptians
b) Believed to treat cancer, osteoarthritis, psoriasis and other conditions
c) Used as a cure for diarrhea, indigestion, jaundice and rheumatism
Answers: 1-c; 2-b; 3-a. Needless to say, none of these treatments actually worked.
"In some new brain the sleeping dust will waken" -- first line on the headstone of poet John Drinkwater (1882-1937), from his poem "Amaranth"
To find out more about Scott LaFee and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com.Copyright 2021 Creators Syndicate Inc.