WTF Fun Fact – How Scribes Vent

Medieval scribes would frequently scribble complaints in the margins of books as they tediously copied them. Examples include “As the harbor is welcome to the sailor, so is the last line to the scribe” or “Let me now be blamed for the script, for the ink is bad, and the vellum defective, and the day is dark.” – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://blog.bookstellyouwhy.com/the-humorous-and-absurd-world-of-medieval-marginalia

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