May 20, 1747 - the end of scurvy and the rise of the "Limey"

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  1. Re: May 20, 1747 - the end of scurvy and the rise of the "Li

    Interesting. I believe Cook actually fed his people some sort of pickled vegetables that lasted longer than fresh, and flogged anyone who would not eat his veggies!
     
  2. Cook's my hero and he's a local lad.
     

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