Thursday, February 28, 2013


What do Beethoven, Charles Dickens, and Benjamin Franklin have in common with Dick Cheney?  All reportedly suffered from gout.  You can read more about this extremely painful condition and its treatment at the site below from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases:

As you'll see, one of the high-purine foods that may cause the condition is brains, so gout could well be the reason that zombies walk and moan they way they do.  (Just a theory.)

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