How to cure the Plague according to Sir Isaac Newton

Things That Make Leslie Say Ewwww….

Sir Isaac Newton — you know, old gravity dude – had this idea on how to treat the plague with toad-vomit lozenges. So, how do you make this? Apparently you have to hang a toad by its legs in a chimney for 3 days until it pukes and it must be caught on a dish of yellow wax. When the toad dies, its body should be turned into powder and mix it into the puke. Supposedly this treatment would drive “away the contagion”. But it doesn’t and Sir Isaac Newton is gross.

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