Bill Bryson Quote

Even though sugar was very expensive, people consumed it till their teeth turned black, and if their teeth didn't turn black naturally, they blackened them artificially to show how wealthy and marvelously self-indulgent they were.


At Home: A Short History of Private Life (ed. Anchor, 2010) - ISBN: 9780385533591

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Even though sugar was very expensive, people consumed it till their teeth turned black, and if their teeth didn't turn black naturally, they...

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Even though sugar was very expensive, people consumed it till their teeth turned black, and if their teeth didn't turn black naturally, they...

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Even though sugar was very expensive, people consumed it till their teeth turned black, and if their teeth didn't turn black naturally, they...

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Even though sugar was very expensive, people consumed it till their teeth turned black, and if their teeth didn't turn black naturally, they...