Challenging the widespread belief that the Black Plague of medieval Europe was spread by rats covered in disease-carrying fleas, a new study has found that the outbreak was more likely caused by flea-ridden gerbils. What do you think?
“This totally changes my relative tolerance of various rodent species.”
Jason Soto • Systems Analyst
“Look, it’s easy to throw around blame for the Black Death.”
Chad Hite • iPod Restorer
“That’s nice, but I’m still laying down the poison.”
Gail Gregory • Classroom Assistant