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Doodle by bored medieval school boy

This 15th-century doodle is found in the lower margin of a manuscript containing Juvenal’s Satires. This classical text was a popular device to teach young students - kids - morals. The medieval teacher Alexander Nequam stated: “Let the student read the satirists […] so that he may learn even in his younger days that vices are to be shunned” (quote here). Spoken like a true optimist, because this page shows what young school boys like to do with rules: disobey them. And so in stead of studying the student who used this book drew a funny doodle in the lower margin: a figure with a flower in one hand and what appears to be a pipe in the other. Could it be his teacher? Doodles are of all ages but those produced by bored school kids are the most entertaining.

Pic: Carpentras, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 368 (here). Here is another example of school kids doodling.

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soulist-aurora:

Bubble Gum Girl by Hajin Bae

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purplebuddhaproject:

Fall in love with yourself, everyday. Appreciate your gifts. Marvel at your efforts. And most importantly, applaud your existence.

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misspissville:

*woody allen dies* *pops champagne*

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imagehaha:

Weapons of Reproduction

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sixpenceee:

Lascaux Caves

Lascaux Caves is a complex of caves in southwestern France that is famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. They contain 900 of the most perfect surviving examples of Upper Paleolithic art. These paintings are estimated to be 17,300 years old. They primarily consist of images of large animals, most of which are known from fossil evidence to have lived in the area at the time.

The caves have been banned to the public since 1963.  Any human presence in the caves is regarded as potentially destructive

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I have always always wanted to go here. It’s about the only thing on my bucket list, and it’ll never happen. Sad panda.

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lovelynobody00:

If you’re having a bad day, just watch this sleeping kitten.

Its tiny black nose, its little cushioned black jellybean toes, the halo of silver moonlight hairs on the silky black fur.

MY COMPUTER SCREWED UP AND THE GIF STOPPED AND I GOT WORRIED

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maxkirin:

Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing, a remake of this post. Source.

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calleo:

rashkah look!

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" The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. "

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