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Make sure you get your vitamin C.
Scurrrrrvy (as the pirates would say)
"Limey" is a nickname for British sailors... because lime juice or lemon juice was added to their daily ration of grog. The vitamin C in the limes helped prevent scurvy.
We are a pretty bright bunch, Conrad. I know you know that.
Sam Shueh and I where betting on sheep bestiality as the cause of death...oh well, can't win them all.
I agree we have some super smart rainers, and this is the time of the year when nature produces Vitamin C in the form of citrus fruits. A
And to think just a little vitamin C could have prevented the deaths.
Thanks for the answer. You never know when you might need this information.
Yes, that makes sense. Rose's lime juice was patented in 1867 to help. (They discovered the issue in 1753...but didn't make it standard practice to have lime or lemon rations until around 40 yrs later. They used to preserve w/ rum.
Conrad Allen Thanks for the history update.
Conrad Allen I finally got one right.
easy question.... no tricky ones allowed!!