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Lines and bacon Band Aids of the ages Drawn from centuries of antiue texts by historian 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. This was a light enjoyable read I highly recommend it for anyone who has an interest in lives of people hundreds of years ago And of course who can resist advice on how to teach your cat tricks or tell if someone is dead Note I received this book from a First Reads giveaway