February 2, 1349

On February 2, 1349, London, England was burying at least 200 people a day as a result of the Bubonic Plague. This disease had a mortality rate of over 80% if contracted. In 2020, many people in America were going, “This Corona Virus isn’t a real plague. It doesn’t have the ummph that the Black Death had.” When asked would they prefer something a little more deadly, they answered, “Sure. At least that way we’d know it’s real. This Corona virus isn’t really dangerous. It’s just another flu and if you’re young, you’ll survive it.” 414,000 dead later, they’re still repeating their complaints, about how they can’t go and get a hair-cut and why didn’t grammy leave them more money when she died from the Corona.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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