Saturday, March 14, 2009

Happy (belated) Birthday, Joseph Priestley!

Yesterday was Joseph Priestley's birthday. He apparently invented air, and his lab was burned down because of his "radical Unitarian views".


Blogger Zabeth69 said...

Why is there air? Bill Cosby can thank Joseph blow up basketballs.

At least JP wasn't a 'breatharian,' and lived to tell the tale by emigrating to the US or whatever we were called in those days...

March 17, 2009  

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