September 13, 122 CE

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY!  in 122 AD, the Roman occupiers of England began building Hadrian’s Wall, a walled fortification that separated Southern England from the wild, crazed barbarians that lived in the north (i.e., the Scots). Unbeknownst to the Brits and the rules and regulation loving overlords (the Romans), the Scots liked the ideal of a wall separating the island and would sneak over at night and drop off building supplies and hints and blue print changes to make the wall taller, better, and stronger.

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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