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.


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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