July 23, 2004

Adl

Another quiz, this one rather grimly about which medieval plague I have… Well, it’s all in good fun…

st. anthony's fire

Congratulations! You have St. Anthony’s Fire! Today known Ergotism, this illness is caught through ingestion of a fungal infection of grain, usually rye. If you are not already, you soom are going to be suffering from dizziness, hallucinations, and a sensation of burning in the limbs, thus giving the disease its name. It could result in gangrene. The good news: there is a 60% chance you will survive it! The bad news? You will wish you had not. You will have lingering symptoms for the rest of your life, including mental impairment and being more susceptible to it in the future rather than having immunity. You probably live in a rural town undergoing a very wet winter to have caught this skin-reddening sickness.


Which Medieval Plague Do You Have?
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Posted by Mark at July 23, 2004 05:02 PM
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