Saturday, March 25, 2006

Baldness is dangerous:

Aeschylus frequently travelled to Sicily, where the tyrant of Gela was a patron. In 458 BC he travelled there for the last time; according to traditional legend, Aeschylus was killed in 456 BC when an eagle (or more likely a Lammergeier), mistaking the playwright's bald crown for a stone, dropped a tortoise on his head

Moral of the story? Wear wigs. Birds see right through comb-overs.

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