Wednesday, September 5, 2007

It's all fun and games

...until somebody loses an eye:
During his junior year at Harvard, William Hickoring Prescott's left eye was blinded, and his right eye permanently weakened, by a crust of bread hurled during a food fight.

--"The Representation of Mexicans and the Transformation of American Political Culture, 1787-1848", p. 236

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