Thursday diversion: Two medieval monks invent bestiaries

Via a retweet from Rachel Herrmann (@Raherrmann) from Rachel Moss (@menysnoweballes), we find the perfect diversion for this sunny Thursday morning in North America:  The Toast’s Mallory Ortberg on “Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries.”  The explanation:

MONK #1: can cows sail boats?
MONK #2: hahaha no
common misconception
they have to put wheels on the boat and roll it over land

Those ladies at The Toast are always a scream!  Clicquez a vos risques, as we like to say around here.  How does the knight get the fish to stand at attention?  Enchantment, surely!  But the horse looks more than a little dismayed. . .

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6 thoughts on “Thursday diversion: Two medieval monks invent bestiaries

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