Were fulling mills always build along the banks of streams and rivers? How were they designed to operate?
Any info on this would be greatly appreciated.
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On Friday, October 9, 2015 John Wood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
There is that old Celtic joke. How do you confuse a Hibernian? Stand three Caledonians against a wall, and ask him to take his Pict.
On 10/9/15, Michael <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Does anyone have any idea what Iron-age British humour was like? > > Was it different to Greek or Roman? > > - do we have any examples of artefacts that are humorous? > - do we have any idea what things are humorous irrespective of culture? > - does any ancient writer say something akin to "I heard a really good > joke from a barbarian"? > - do we know what we now laugh at which the ancients would not? > > Or what about Anglo Saxon humour? > Or medieval Humour? > ... Norse, Irish, Norman. > > What is the earliest accepted humorous object or text? > > Mike >