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September 10, 2007

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Jamie Sue

"Administering enemas of tobacco smoke to the suspected dead had a strong following among many members of the medical profession in the 17th and 18th centuries."

Not to be crude...

But it makes one wonder...

Is this the where the idea of "blowing smoke up someone's ass" comes from?

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