Skip to comments.World's oldest glue used from prehistoric times till the days of the Gauls
Posted on 11/16/2019 11:14:34 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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The gorillas wish. :^) And ducks probably invented duct tape.
Yup, thanks go out to our Neandertal ancestors.
5,00 y/o birch gum
There they are!
I thought I was north. Maybe I need to get out more.
Gorillas invented glue long before humans...
Interesting. Thanks, I didn't know that.
The collection of stuff he carried was quite a find, more valuable than Otzi himself (in an historical sense). With the copper axe he was a state of the art stone age man. Bronze was being invented right about that time, somewhere else.
Gorillas would have been us except they were sniffing the glue too..... : )
Come visit us! You’ll love it here. We have about 18” of snow; and it has been bitter cold;made it up to 3* today.
There’s a town, not far from us, that is known for its birch tree stands. Spectacular.
No thanks. The 6” we got last week is mostly gone so I don’t have to worry about slipping, falling and breaking something.
Maybe I’ll come late spring, early summer. I’ll have my secretary call yours.
Be safe out there! I have used a ski pole, when I am walking on the slick ice or snow; it works great to help keep my balance.
Thanks for the tip. I don’t know if I want to get a ski pole, but I’ll look for something similar. The snow is mostly gone now, but I’m sure we’ll get more. Really, over the last few years, here in beautiful mid-Michigan, we’ve had below average snow events. We had some freezing drizzle last night, but the only hassle was on my windshield. Not a big deal.
I haven’t fallen in a long time. When I was younger, and much more agile, I would fall every year - just once. I never got hurt, but it happened for so long that when I would have my annual tumble, I would be glad to have it over with for the season.
Or any place that sells hiking gear....trekking poles have a pointy tip.
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