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   Blood of French king Louis XVI, executed by guillotine in 1793, discovered in a gourd in Italy

01 Jan 2013 04:43 PM   |   9915 clicks   |   BBC
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Rusty Shackleford    [TotalFark]  
BLOOD FROM THE BLOOD GOURD

01 Jan 2013 03:43 PM
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Paris1127    [TotalFark]  
As for his heart, well...

01 Jan 2013 04:39 PM
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DubtodaIll     
Let's clone him.

01 Jan 2013 04:45 PM
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rogue49     
ok, don't lose your head over this discovery

01 Jan 2013 04:45 PM
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Practical_Draconian     

Paris1127: As for his heart, well...


Some folks really want that Meat of Champions perk.

images4.wikia.nocookie.net

01 Jan 2013 04:47 PM
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Khazar-Khum     

Paris1127: As for his heart, well...


There's a BIG difference between Louis XIV & Louis XVi.

For one, Louis XIV would never have left Marie Antoinette a virgin for seven years.

01 Jan 2013 04:50 PM
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Milo Minderbinder     

Paris1127: As for his heart, well...


That is the craziest thing I have read in a while

01 Jan 2013 04:52 PM
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Fark Rye For Many Whores     

Paris1127: As for his heart, well...


cdn3.blogs.babble.com
WTF am I eating

01 Jan 2013 04:52 PM
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Novart     
THE BLOOD OF DANTON CHOKES HIM

01 Jan 2013 04:54 PM
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Bslim     
Sooo, who's up for some cured blood sausage?

01 Jan 2013 04:56 PM
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axeeugene     
"Tell you what - I'll throw you in this as well."

01 Jan 2013 04:57 PM
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Jon iz teh kewl     

Bslim: Sooo, who's up for some cured blood sausage?


www.grubgrade.com

01 Jan 2013 04:57 PM
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Rich Cream     
"The research suggests a genetic link between the remains of Henri IV and the blood-soaked gourd."

Inconceivable.

01 Jan 2013 04:57 PM
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buzzcut73     
Can we get one of those guillotines to Capitol Hill ASAP?
Blade needs to be sharp enough for 435 uses. Thanks.

01 Jan 2013 04:58 PM
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Phaeon     

DubtodaIll: Let's clone him.


Serpentor approves

01 Jan 2013 04:58 PM
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ybishop     
www.mattersofsize.com

01 Jan 2013 04:59 PM
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great_tigers     
And?

01 Jan 2013 04:59 PM
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Resident Muslim     
10 to 1 it being some ox or sheep's blood and someone made a fortune off of it.

01 Jan 2013 05:00 PM
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Vectron     
showbizgeek.com


Versailles Park?

01 Jan 2013 05:02 PM
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Bill_Wick's_Friend     

Jon iz teh kewl: Bslim: Sooo, who's up for some cured blood sausage?

[www.grubgrade.com image 500x308]


That is both disgusting me and, at the same time, making me glad that I have some cold leftover sausages in the fridge.

Is there a medical or psychological term for that type of disconnect?

(if there is, I bet the prefix "cannaboid" is part of it. just a guess...)

/W&B
/HNY, Fark

01 Jan 2013 05:02 PM
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Fark Rye For Many Whores     
Researchers hope for further samples from a newly discovered black boy's stomach.
www.vampirerave.com

01 Jan 2013 05:03 PM
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Thosw     
Ehrmaghourd!

01 Jan 2013 05:05 PM
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Jon iz teh kewl     

Bill_Wick's_Friend: Jon iz teh kewl: Bslim: Sooo, who's up for some cured blood sausage?

[www.grubgrade.com image 500x308]

That is both disgusting me and, at the same time, making me glad that I have some cold leftover sausages in the fridge.

Is there a medical or psychological term for that type of disconnect?

(if there is, I bet the prefix "cannaboid" is part of it. just a guess...)

/W&B
/HNY, Fark


well 1 and 1 make 5 according to the pet shop boys

01 Jan 2013 05:05 PM
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Bit'O'Gristle     
"What, someone blows their nose and you wanna keep it?"

/obscure?

01 Jan 2013 05:07 PM
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ArtosRC     
How this thread has managed to continue past the Boobies is beyond me.

01 Jan 2013 05:07 PM
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Oznog     
www.prettylogic.nl

Follow the gourd! THE HOLY GOURD!!!

01 Jan 2013 05:08 PM
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Bondith     

Rich Cream: "The research suggests a genetic link between the remains of Henri IV and the blood-soaked gourd."

Inconceivable.


It actually sounds like J. K. Rowling's next novel.

01 Jan 2013 05:09 PM
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Paris1127    [TotalFark]  

Khazar-Khum: Paris1127: As for his heart, well...

There's a BIG difference between Louis XIV & Louis XVi.

For one, Louis XIV would never have left Marie Antoinette a virgin for seven years.


Crap... Roman numeral reading fail. Wrong dead French king. Maybe.

01 Jan 2013 05:27 PM
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wildcardjack     

Oznog: [www.prettylogic.nl image 620x353]

Follow the gourd! THE HOLY GOURD!!!

i2.kym-cdn.com

01 Jan 2013 05:31 PM
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Special ED209     
images2.static-bluray.com
It was good to be the king.

01 Jan 2013 05:36 PM
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maggoo     
This is gourd news.... for Obama.

01 Jan 2013 05:36 PM
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Vorpal     
i49.tinypic.com

What number did he give you this time, Louis XXIII?

01 Jan 2013 05:41 PM
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jamspoon    [TotalFark]  

buzzcut73: Can we get one of those guillotines to Capitol Hill ASAP?
Blade needs to be sharp enough for 435 uses. Thanks.


Hey! At least you can vote yours out.

In the UK we still have a hereditary head of state AND a partially hereditary, partially appointed-for-life upper house AND an elected parliament.

If the guillotine is going anywhere it needs to complete its European tour first.

01 Jan 2013 05:46 PM
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Plant Rights Activist     

Rusty Shackleford: BLOOD FROM THE BLOOD GOURD


well played, sir

01 Jan 2013 05:51 PM
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Anthracite     
Im no scientist BUT do you think they might have gotten the clue by READING the outside?

01 Jan 2013 06:09 PM
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RatOmeter     

jamspoon: buzzcut73: Can we get one of those guillotines to Capitol Hill ASAP?
Blade needs to be sharp enough for 435 uses. Thanks.

Hey! At least you can vote yours out.

In the UK we still have a hereditary head of state AND a partially hereditary, partially appointed-for-life upper house AND an elected parliament.

If the guillotine is going anywhere it needs to complete its European tour first.


OK, but you'd better hurry up. We're getting impatient here.

buzzcut73
I've got whetstones, diamond stones, and rotary tools with sharpening attachments... I'll keep the blade sharp if you just keep feeding them into it. I can get you some help if you get tired.

/thinks that falling off a "fiscal cliff" should also mandate that the entire legislative (and possibly executive) branch of government is automatically fired for not having done their jobs.

01 Jan 2013 06:10 PM
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GreatPenguin     
I'll give you 500 bucks for it. It's cool, but there's just no market for stuff like this.

01 Jan 2013 06:12 PM
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Gyrfalcon     

Resident Muslim: 10 to 1 it being some ox or sheep's blood and someone made a fortune off of it.


No takers here.

01 Jan 2013 06:25 PM
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axeeugene     

Gyrfalcon:
No takers here.


I'll give you one for it.


TWO, then.

01 Jan 2013 06:27 PM
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Barricaded Gunman     
FTFA: "The research suggests a genetic link between the remains of Henri IV and the blood-soaked gourd."

Suggesting that Henri IV was part gourd? Fascinating.

01 Jan 2013 06:58 PM
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Enormous-Schwanstucker     
I guess if they manage to extract the blood it will be out if it's gourd.


amirite?

01 Jan 2013 08:51 PM
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Boris S. Wort     

Vectron: [showbizgeek.com image 442x258]


Versailles Park?


YES! Let's clone him and then execute him again every day at noon... you know, for the kids.

01 Jan 2013 09:26 PM
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armanox    [TotalFark]  
The King has kneeled, now let his kingdom rise.

/ Someone here knows this song.

01 Jan 2013 10:18 PM
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kendelrio     

Bit'O'Gristle: "What, someone blows their nose and you wanna keep it?"

/obscure?


As Eagon scooped the ecto-plastic jelly off of Venkman......

/nothing is obscure on Fark

01 Jan 2013 10:35 PM
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kendelrio     
PLASMIC!!!

/autocorrect fail

01 Jan 2013 10:35 PM
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Mr. Underhills Lunch Bill     

Special ED209: [images2.static-bluray.com image 728x409]
It was good to be the king.


Came for the Mel Brooks.....leaving Satisfied.....

//wheres the piss boy?

01 Jan 2013 10:55 PM
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Abacus9     
CSB time:

A few years ago I visited the Basilica of Ste. Denis, where most of the French monarchs are buried. Downstairs in the necropolis were the graves of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, side by side. The interesting thing to me was that someone had left roses on Marie's grave. I don't know if this is common or because it was the week of Bastille Day. Also, Henri IV was incredibly goofy looking according to the busts and statues. Imagine Screech from Saved by the Bell, but with a thick beard.

02 Jan 2013 03:29 AM
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rainbowbutter     
ew.

02 Jan 2013 03:44 AM
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ace in your face     

Abacus9: CSB time:

A few years ago I visited the Basilica of Ste. Denis, where most of the French monarchs are buried. Downstairs in the necropolis were the graves of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, side by side. The interesting thing to me was that someone had left roses on Marie's grave. I don't know if this is common or because it was the week of Bastille Day. Also, Henri IV was incredibly goofy looking according to the busts and statues. Imagine Screech from Saved by the Bell, but with a thick beard.


I am going to St. Denis tomorrow and may do the same. I think Marie Antoinette got a bad rap and a very undeserved beheading.

02 Jan 2013 09:52 AM
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Abacus9     

ace in your face: Abacus9: CSB time:

A few years ago I visited the Basilica of Ste. Denis, where most of the French monarchs are buried. Downstairs in the necropolis were the graves of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, side by side. The interesting thing to me was that someone had left roses on Marie's grave. I don't know if this is common or because it was the week of Bastille Day. Also, Henri IV was incredibly goofy looking according to the busts and statues. Imagine Screech from Saved by the Bell, but with a thick beard.

I am going to St. Denis tomorrow and may do the same. I think Marie Antoinette got a bad rap and a very undeserved beheading.


Agreed. It was nice to see that someone still cared about her (her memory at least). Have a great time!

02 Jan 2013 11:47 PM
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