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To: SamAdams76
Look at any portrait of George Washington. You think he dressed that way when he did his daily rounds at Mount Vernon?

Washington also had rotten teeth and a fistula in his left cheek caused by an abscess.

George Washington - A Dental Victim

37 posted on 11/04/2010 10:23:29 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
True, dental care was still based on the British model back in those days!

Also on the same subject, we had Lyndon Johnson farting at cabinet meetings and peeing in the White House fireplace (true story). That is, when he wasn't picking his dogs up by the ears.

42 posted on 11/04/2010 2:41:32 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 28 days away from outliving Curly Howard)
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