Saturday, April 5, 2014

Aww Poop

It might surprise a lot of people just how much time archaeologists spend on caca.


TCW said...

I have a friend who worked as an archaeologist. She has described in some detail the joys of digging out cess pits.

It's not as bad as puncturing a lead coffin. The gases that naturally build up because of decay mean that the liquid contents can be forced through the gap, hitting anybody standing too close.

When I was a kid I wanted to be an archaeologist. I'm quite glad I never became one now.

DLM said...

Hee. I get to live vicariously through an archaeologist near and dear to my heart - and we have been making poop jokes about it for decades now.

Yeesh I'm old.

When I'm dead, I really need to make sure my body's disposed of in some way that will be fun for an archaeologist millennia from now. Fortunately, I know someone who can help ...