Apparently the gauntlet has been thrown down. My Ho has taken issue with my recent assertion that I would have won our Trivioke challenge if not for the distractions of Demigoddess the Younger. That question will apparently remain unanswered until our next visit to Buffalo Wild Wings.
Easier to disprove is his claim that he, too, knows all about the Little House on the Prairie TV show.
“Walnut Grove…” he said, as if knowing the name of the town on the show proves anything. Then he added, “Scurvy.”
Oh, no, smart guy. There was no scurvy on Little House.
There were: broken ribs, rabies, a tragic typhus outbreak, lots of alcoholism, frostbite, scarlet fever, appendicitis, a mysterious ailment called “mountain fever,” anthrax, leukemia, several cases of morphine addiction, smallpox, an unnamed blood disease, stroke, influenza, a variety injuries caused by falling off of or being kicked by horses, illiteracy, racism, rape, greed, deadly fires, blindness, one incident of falling in a well (Carrie), and a whole episode’s worth of bizarre and undiagnosed schizophrenic hallucinations (also Carrie: “A-lysssss-aaaaah!”)…
But NO SCURVY.
Look it up.