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Old 12-06-2012, 08:51 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by mahe View Post
The main reason so many poor people in london surived the black plague was because they drank beer instead of the more posh "fresh water" that was around at the times.
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Over 20% of the population died. Thats not "so many." The disease was not spread by water primarily. Fleas spread it .

Cholera is spread in the water.

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Old 12-06-2012, 10:38 AM   #22
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I better check my facts next time I bring up a fun fact Thanx for correcting me.
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