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I received this book through Goodreads First Reads The bits of advice from the past are comically enough on their own but the commentary for each adds to the entertainment This was a light enjoyable read I ighly recommend it for anyone who Vrolok has an interest in lives of peopleundreds of years ago And of course who can resist advice on 僕の愛を知れ! [Boku no Ai o Shire!] how to teach your cat tricks or tell if someone is dead Note I received this book from a First Reads giveaway When I won an advanced copy of Ask the Past in a drawing I was thrilled thrilled not because it was one of the few times when Iad actually won something but thrilled because I The Boy Who Would Not Say His Name have enjoyed the author s blog and facebook page that preceded this gem of a book Ask the Past is a book loaded with advice some pearls nearly ancient other pearls not uite yet a couple centu Historian Elizabeth P Archibald does a wonderful job in Ask the Past of showing thatistory can be fun and entertaining Her collection of some of the bestworst excerpts from antiue etiuette and advice books and pamphlets along with accompanying illustrations Job-Hunting for the So-Called Handicapped had me laughing soard that I could not breathe Her snarky translations at the end of each excerpt doubled the entertainment valueAside from being entertaining The Hunger Within her introduction breaks downer research methods in a way that will Between Two Skies help noviceistorians learn Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth-Century New England how to take tiny bits of information and use it to get an overall picture of the society of the timeAlso I would like to note that I am forever grateful to the person who established that it is not appropriate to attack someone who is defecating Wher. Want to knowow to garden with lobsters How to sober up Grow a beard Or simply ow to make a perfect omelet Look no further Rather look backward Based on the popular blog Ask the Past is full of the wisdom of the ages as well as the fad diets zany pickup.
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Y go down in flames picking up women treating ailments and the best way to clothe yourself fasionably without a lot of moneyIt s a uirky book exactly right to pass a bit of time and to smile a bit while you re at it This short collection of random tips tricks from the Middle Ages Late Renascence was simply delicious I read it breathlessly and laughing out loud in 1 2 very busy days over the course of a few taxi rides It contains advice on anything you can imagine love life and sweet talking your lady including a pretty charged advice on How to Turn Down The Advances of Your Lord s Wife cooking recipes and ouse keeping including a surprisingly still accurate recipe for tagliatelle a castle shaped pie recipe and a recipe for that medieval pie which The Dolce Diet had live birds flying out of it when opened Dome remedies as gross and Brave Enough hilarious as you can imagine social etiuette Erasmus of Rotterdam the greatumanist scholar was apparently a master of fart concealment as well fashion advice other random stuff like How to Keep Your Cat or How to Escape from Prison the plot involves melting the bars from your window with lens channeled solar rays To keep it short the book is really delicious I m only sorry it s not longer I won this book and it is Spunk hilarious It will be passed on to many friends I found it simply amazing the advice and beliefs that were used centuries past What seems absurd to us now was common back then Makes me glad to be alive now verses then Though to be fair i m sure 100 years from now they ll look back and wonder at the crazy things we doarc from NetGalley. Th gunpowder and let smolder budget fashion tips of the Middle Ages save on the clothes splurge on the purse or a sixteenth century primer on seductionint do no pass gas Ask the Past is a wildly entertaining guide to life from the people who lived it fir.
E would we be as a society if that was still an acceptable practice Ask the Past is the perfect gift for anyone old enough for fart and sex jokes made classier through Old EnglishThis review is based upon a complimentary copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an The Kafka of 238th Street honest review This is yet another case of cool blog got a book deal and itas some of the problems intrinsic to this genre Which is things which are charming when published in bits and pieces over time in a blog doesn t necessarily make any sense as a book The blog publishes interesting bits and bobs of bad advice from The Letters to the Thessalonians historical books and manuals and then we allave a giggle at ow silly they are The blog publishes them randomly with no theme tying one uote to another or chronological presentation or anything like that which totally works for a blog However put together randomly in book form it doesn t uite work I really think they needed to be organized And there s as far as I can tell just repeats from the blog Still it s kinda cute The uotes are funny It s a good bathroom book for people who do that or small coffee table book I received a reviewer s copy of this book on Netgalley Coffee table book It s pretty funny but I don t feel like finishing it when I could read books with a plot This is a short but delightful and sometimes funny book based on a blog called Ask The Past In it the author shares some unusual some touching and some rather odd advice from the days gone by on subjects as diverse as getting rid of bed bugs I wouldn t advise following THEIR advise though the bed and ouse ma. Lines and bacon Band Aids of the ages Drawn from centuries of antiue texts by istorian and bibliophile Elizabeth P Archibald Ask the Past offers a delightful array of advice both wise and weird Whether it's eighteenth century bedbug advice sprinkle bed wi.