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Extremely menacing piece of history 

Ok this 16th century england dagger is engraved to say EAT CHEESE OR DIE and wtf this is one of the most brilliant thing i saw today.

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd inspiring

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd This is like that Witcher quest where you try to find a cheese mage

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@radicalrobit cheesomancy, darling, is art :B

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd I googled it because I knew it had a name; tyromancy.

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@radicalrobit @baerd or like something you'd encounter in Dwarf Fortress.

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@baerd <sniff> Our ancestors *were* just like us! :flan_stars:

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lactose intolerance was a very different issue in those days, apparently

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd @mwlucas That鈥檚 a bollock dagger. Yes, that鈥檚 the actual name and now you can never unsee it.

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd my family motto

Extremely menacing piece of history 

@baerd @phessler It looks like the photo's a modern reproduction based on one the smith "came across years ago". I'm not finding any reference other than that- it'd be awesome to find the original. youtu.be/-W6vCahVKLU?t=279

Extremely menacing piece of history 

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Bless茅d be the cheese-stabbers

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