Shocking

Went to an outdoor museum in Sussex, England. One exhibit had all kinds of medical instruments from the end of the 1800s.

Being nervous was no fun in those days.

Although they did seem to know how to relax…

19 responses

  1. I burst out laughing at this one. Only you, Fi, would get it so right!

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    July 18, 2010 at 00:43

  2. 🙂

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    July 18, 2010 at 01:59

  3. ahem…smiles.

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    July 18, 2010 at 02:11

  4. Di

    Yikes! LOL

    Di

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    July 18, 2010 at 02:35

  5. Haha!

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    July 18, 2010 at 02:56

  6. cloudia

    zap!

    Aloha from Waikiki

    Comfort Spiral

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    July 18, 2010 at 04:46

  7. That is hysterical!

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    July 18, 2010 at 04:53

  8. a new use for an old word…..
    oh wait, or is that the original use. 🙂 LOL Couldn’t resist?

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    July 18, 2010 at 09:22

  9. Brilliant *snigger*

    C x

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    July 18, 2010 at 10:46

  10. Seems the second one definitely produced a smile on her face!

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    July 18, 2010 at 10:48

  11. Hmm, I had never known about the relaxing part until now. Thank you for sharing this most interesting picture 🙂

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    July 18, 2010 at 13:35

  12. A little slice of history! 🙂

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    July 18, 2010 at 19:42

  13. Uh — really it’s unseemly for a woman of my advanced years to laugh so hard (written after I picked myself up off the floor) ;>)

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    July 19, 2010 at 02:06

  14. Yes there was less parading of one’s neurosis back then. No wonder.

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    July 19, 2010 at 11:48

  15. Too funny!

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    July 19, 2010 at 13:10

  16. I don’t suppose that Polar Cub did a thing for being frigid..very interesting devices over there in jolly old England:)

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    July 19, 2010 at 17:27

  17. LadyFi: Talk about medical advances, they used to bleed people who were sick. That was a great idea.

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    July 20, 2010 at 13:13

  18. sweet!

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    July 21, 2010 at 11:04

  19. Hahaha! That would be a very interesting museum to visit. I love seeing all the old medical equipment, it make me thankful for all the medical advances.

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    July 21, 2010 at 16:45

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