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MEDIEVAL POOP BARRELS THAT STILL SMELL DISCOVERED IN DENMARK
breitbart.com ^ | April 4, 2014 | BREITBART NEWS

Posted on 04/06/2014 8:29:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey

Time may be able to heal all wounds, but it apparently can’t alleviate all smells…

Archaeologists excavating in the town of Odense, Denmark, the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, unearthed some medieval barrels that were being used in the town’s old toilet area.

"The excavation is characterized by great conditions for preservation and is located on a medieval site that has been found to contain brick houses, half-timbered houses and stables,” archaeologist Maria Elisabeth Lauridsen told Discovery News. "We are talking about 700-year-old latrines. And yes, they still smell bad.”

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: denmark; godsgravesglyphs; odense

1 posted on 04/06/2014 8:29:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Someone is going to make a small fortune selling pre-polution organic fertilizer...


2 posted on 04/06/2014 8:32:24 AM PDT by null and void (I don't mind getting older, but I hate wearing out!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Now we know where Moochelle will take her next taxpayer-funded, multimillion dollar vacation.


3 posted on 04/06/2014 8:33:20 AM PDT by twister881
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To: MeshugeMikey

Let me guess the smell led them to this location in the first place ?


4 posted on 04/06/2014 8:35:25 AM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: twister881

ahahahaha

Imagine the souvenirs she will undoubtedly want to collect.

the new social programs this will inspire...

Barrels for The Future


5 posted on 04/06/2014 8:35:47 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: null and void

and we can guess who they might be


6 posted on 04/06/2014 8:36:10 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: wonkowasright

I hope they werent purposefully looking for what they found.


7 posted on 04/06/2014 8:37:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Glad this one was discovered before smellovision was invented.


8 posted on 04/06/2014 8:37:20 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Sawdring

well we know that MSNBC has fortunately abandoned their plans to pursue Smellovision...and we can only guess why THAT might be

......AL SHARPTON and friends....


9 posted on 04/06/2014 8:39:00 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Hey, this smells like....crap.


10 posted on 04/06/2014 8:42:42 AM PDT by dainbramaged (Don't tell me, I'll tell you.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Hooray! Scientists can finally clone something or someone from ancient poo. It's the missing link log.
11 posted on 04/06/2014 8:44:24 AM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: dainbramaged

imagine if there at this time were some cataclysmic event that buried the the nation beneath tons of rock...

The discovery of the Whitehouse by archeologists somewhere in the distant future would surely produce a similar response


12 posted on 04/06/2014 8:46:18 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: dainbramaged

LOL!!!


13 posted on 04/06/2014 8:47:30 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NautiNurse

The bears well for the the 2016 Democrak Presidential run..


14 posted on 04/06/2014 8:52:41 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.


15 posted on 04/06/2014 9:03:25 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

This is one sh!tty story.


16 posted on 04/06/2014 9:07:57 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

So something really IS rotten in Denmark...


17 posted on 04/06/2014 9:08:14 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Rodamala

EXCEEDING rotten.

Obies press conference on this discovery....should be amsuing


18 posted on 04/06/2014 9:08:37 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: central_va

Did the Shi’ite hit the fan?


19 posted on 04/06/2014 9:11:45 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

“Kinda makes you home sick, dont it?”
~ Crap Game


20 posted on 04/06/2014 9:28:46 AM PDT by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Slow News Weekend?

Similar to our local rag’s headline yesterday. “Trash Specialist interviewed Re: MAL370”.

Had to read the lengthy article (too funny) where the “specialist” basically tells us he has traveled the 7 seas and could have told them they’d find trash.


21 posted on 04/06/2014 9:28:54 AM PDT by bunster
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To: bunster

trash specialist? ahahahaha

who is the Head of the DNC now anyway?


22 posted on 04/06/2014 9:30:18 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

A lot of things fell in when people sat down and nobody cared to go after it also people tended to throw thing away in the pits. there have been a lot of things found it them.


23 posted on 04/06/2014 9:49:58 AM PDT by jrd (All federal acts,laws,orders,rules regulations regarding firearms, infringe the 2 amendment)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Talk about hoarding....


24 posted on 04/06/2014 11:11:30 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Rodamala

15 posts.....Really?!?!?!


25 posted on 04/06/2014 11:12:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MeshugeMikey

You don’t need Smellovision to know that MSNBC stinks.


26 posted on 04/06/2014 11:12:58 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: MeshugeMikey
"We are talking about 700-year-old latrines. And yes, they still smell bad.”

Those Danes made some mighty potent sauerkraut...............

27 posted on 04/06/2014 11:15:08 AM PDT by varon (Para bellum)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Fifty years ago I read a history book on ROME in which a public outhouse was excavated. It still stunk, and drew flied something terrible. Not bad for a 2000 year old outhouse.
28 posted on 04/06/2014 11:25:23 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I watched a show about Pompeii and they showed garbage bag after bag of what they found where poop had been collected under the living areas before the volcano erupted. They could tell what they ate and that there was no difference between the wealthy and poor diets.


29 posted on 04/06/2014 11:25:42 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: MeshugeMikey

I’d be worried about lingering plague organisms and old forms of viruses that may differ just enough from modern vaccines to be catchable.


30 posted on 04/06/2014 11:36:21 AM PDT by fso301
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To: twister881

Let’s hope that the stink from her and her husband won’t still be on America 400 years from now.


31 posted on 04/06/2014 11:46:26 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: null and void

Ya. Ignore the fact that it is human waste.


32 posted on 04/06/2014 1:33:31 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: MamaB
"I watched a show about Pompeii and they showed garbage bag after bag of what they found where poop had been collected under the living areas before the volcano erupted. They could tell what they ate and that there was no difference between the wealthy and poor diets."

Some things never change:


33 posted on 04/06/2014 1:39:45 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Some lucky guy had the job of emptying barrels like that.


34 posted on 04/06/2014 2:22:31 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: MeshugeMikey; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; SunkenCiv

35 posted on 04/06/2014 2:31:43 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: “Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?”)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
Fifty years ago I read a history book on ROME in which a public outhouse was excavated. It still stunk, and drew flied something terrible. Not bad for a 2000 year old outhouse.

2000 years old, eh? Built like...


36 posted on 04/06/2014 2:39:45 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: “Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?”)
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...
Roll out the barrel ping. Thanks MeshugeMikey.

37 posted on 04/06/2014 4:42:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: a fool in paradise

I guess it’s lucky they didn’t have playground slides in the middle ages.


38 posted on 04/06/2014 6:04:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: a fool in paradise

I no vely much rike poo my sef...


39 posted on 04/06/2014 6:33:36 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Rockpile

Roll Out The Barrel

the perfect theme song for the next DNC convention

Roll out the barrel, we’ll have a barrel of fun
Roll out the barrel, we’ve got the blues on the run
Zing boom tararrel, sing out a song of good cheer
Now’s the time to roll the barrel, cause the gang’s all here


40 posted on 04/06/2014 6:35:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: fso301

One would think that along with those barrels strong aroma...that would indeed be a strong likelihood.

I hope we dont hear of any future developments from the poop barrel front lines


41 posted on 04/06/2014 6:36:57 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MamaB

they could tell what they ate and that there was no difference between the wealthy and poor diets.

Thats sure not the case in 2014.

although the prices have skyrocketed....the foods not likely as nutriitous as it was in those days of old..when we didnt sap the soil of its nutrients by farming it year in an year out forever...

I get the sense that todays poop is even of lower quality


42 posted on 04/06/2014 6:41:06 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: varon

Im wondering in what year Yogurt culturing began?


43 posted on 04/06/2014 6:42:00 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: ozzymandus

or their personal Guru...Barack Hussien Obama.

imagine the stink hes leaving behind


44 posted on 04/06/2014 6:43:24 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

the perfect spot for the Barak Hussien Presidential Library no?


45 posted on 04/06/2014 6:44:36 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: ozzymandus

survivalists can learn much about the fall of the roman empire from this tale


46 posted on 04/06/2014 6:45:34 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: jrd

people tended to throw thing away in the pits. there have been a lot of things found it them.

the original draft of obamacare is said to have been unearthed...there/


47 posted on 04/06/2014 6:46:50 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey; SunkenCiv; Slings and Arrows

Is it really Odense, or is it Odours, Denmark?

At least we now know what Shakespeare was smelling there; and it wasn’t rotten, after all.


48 posted on 04/06/2014 7:41:20 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: SunkenCiv

No thanks. We’ve got plenty of poop barrels in America.


49 posted on 04/07/2014 1:26:40 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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