25 Details From History That Are Just So Gross
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Look, we know it's tempting to be sentimental, but the truth is that no matter how hard you wish you lived in a previous time period, you would have been utterly miserable (or utterly dead). We don't like to make wild claims without backing them up with facts, so here are some facts that will demonstrate beyond a shadow of a doubt how objectively horrifying our ancestors' lives actually were.