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Saturday, August 2

Gone fishing

From the Westcar Papyrus, roughly dated at 1600 BCE, and believed to be about King Snorfru:

Q: How do you entertain a bored pharaoh?
A:
You sail a boatload of young women dressed only in fishing nets down the Nile and urge the pharaoh to go catch a fish.

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