lördag 26 januari 2013

Mortalitetsstatistik från 1500-talets London

Om du trodde att matematisk statistik om hur människor har dött i 1500-talets London var tråkig, se denna film


En liten ordlista och länklista på några saker som nämns

bills of mortallity: Mortalitetsstatistik
St. Giles Cripplegate
belfry
All-Hallows-the-Great
lethargy
plague
bookies

Rising of the lights: Lung problems. 'Lights' is an old word for lungs. Into the twentieth century you could purchase 'cat's lights', that is to say bovine lungs as a food for cats. The phrase 'I'll knock yer lights out' refers to the lungs.

Pink Floyd: "Pink Floyd were an English rock band that achieved worldwide success with their progressive and psychedelic rock music. Their work is marked by the use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, innovative album art, and elaborate live shows."

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