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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See pellagra.

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  • It was the beginning of Jim Crow and separate but equal bullshit in the old honeysuckle-smellin', pelagra-riddled Deep South, honeychile.

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  • He suffered from malnutrition– pelagra and beri-beri, dehydration, heat stoke, hepatitis, malaria, various fungus infections, typhoid, cholera, intestinal parasites…and succumbed during 1977 to emphysema caused by nearly five years of breathing cordite fumes.

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  • (Hint: Before you answer, check on the scientific consensus of what caused puerperal fever and pelagra, and what scientific consensus had to say about continental drift.

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