If drowning wasn’t bad enough…

GRIN # 137

In the olden days, this tool was used to give drowning victims a tobacco smoke enema, which was thought to revive the victim by increasing respiration. Nice.

And that’s  the saying was born: “blow smoke up someone’s a–“.

Just another fun fact to know and share…

Thanks to reader Roberta Buckley for passing on this GRIN.

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One Response to “If drowning wasn’t bad enough…”

  1. OMG ~ Seriously, that is scary! What I want to know is how did she know about such things?! That makes me laugh, especially because she is my mom!

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