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16 May, 2008
== November, 1893 ==
A gentleman who came all the way from London to the World's Fair with the intention of presenting a paper showing that bread is a mischievous diet, and that if men would confine themselves to fruits and nuts they would live to be very old - long enough to see the end of the silver debate in the Senate, perhaps - met with a serious Waterloo at the hands of some ladies who questioned him.One wanted to know why, if bread was the source of disease, babies died; and another how people in Greenland could live without bananas and coconuts.



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