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Old 19 September 2016, 01:30 PM
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Archaeologists in Denmark have found evidence of a 3,000 year-old cooking mistake that casts some light into the everyday life of Scandinavian Bronze Age people.

http://www.seeker.com/3000-year-old-...004930278.html
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Old 19 September 2016, 01:53 PM
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Fascinating bit of a story that we'll never have the rest of.

The pot would have been missed, surely? I wonder if the person who threw it out claimed it had broken?
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Old 19 September 2016, 03:26 PM
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If there were a deposit of clay nearby, the person who threw it away may have made a substitute--and if no one else wanted to use that particular pot, no one would notice it had been tossed.

Although, given what the article says about the smell, perhaps the whole village knew.

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Old 19 September 2016, 07:29 PM
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At least the smoke alarm didn't go off.
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Old 19 September 2016, 08:45 PM
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"Welp, ruined dinner. Time to bury the evidence and never speak of this again."
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Old 23 September 2016, 03:07 AM
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"You ruined the cheese again, didn't you? DIDN'T YOU?! I TOLD you, you were using too much salt, but nooo, you know better! Yes you had better be running! Get that pot out of here now!"
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Old 23 September 2016, 01:48 PM
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Think of the ways that pot could have been used as a prop had ads and dish-washing liquid existed back then.
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Old 26 September 2016, 10:10 PM
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Who ever ruined that pot of cheese may be a very distant ancestor of mine if cooking skills are genetic. My Norwegian grandmother was the worlds second worst cook. Not sure who was/is first but she was only 3nd because most of her victims survived.
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