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Archive for October 16th, 2015

Let Them Eat Cake!

French Queen Marie Antoinette was executed on this day in 1793. The widow of Louis XVI had been found guilty of treason, cooking coq au vin without garlic and exposure of armpit hair in a public place. A fourth charge of ‘being obtuse’ was dropped after it was discovered she was, in fact, less than a 90 degree angle! History paints the Austrian born Queen as frivolous and opulent. It […]

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