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For all of you out there with #heatwaveuk related #insomnia here is a brief #history of the houses of the British monachy since 1066 in the form of #lightbulb jokes. ๐Ÿงต 1/11
How many "of Normandys" does it take to change a lightbulb?

One, but the North will never accept the new lightbulb!

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How many "of Blois" does it take to change a light bulb?

One, but it will take 18 years, will never be completely changed, and there's a woman looking on who could have done it perfectly competently but wasn't allowed to.

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1/ Who invented the lightbulb?
History is the study of the past. What is studied in history is carefully chosen and interpreted, and then it is told. If this is the first year you have heard of Juneteenth-congratulations, you are experiencing first hand how history actually works
2/ If you have heard of Juneteenth in school, that is because your teacher probably learned of it on his or her own, because it is not in textbooks or is it taught outside of specialized college classes. And this is on purpose. History is about power and control.
3/ Case in point: Thomas Edison. Most of us probably have a view of Thomas Edison as a workaholic, toiling away in his lab at all hours of the night. After all, he invented the lightbulb and so many other things, right?

Not quite.
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And for my #visuallyimpaired folks, I will #type out the #text of that #image, down here. Cuz the data is #important. (one of these days I'll get all my comics done with text properly on the site)

Starts here: Hello, It's Trish Malone, creator of #NKVSSP and slightly hurty -
- artist monkey.
And it's just struck me now, so bear with me.
My forearm, right at the elbow, is needles and fire. It happens. And Overuse is the #1 suspect. Turns out today though, overuse is actually #2.

As a patient with #EhlersDanlosSyndrome, I have to be on top of, -
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