TIL a surgeon implanted human teeth into cocks’ combs to study transplantation in the 1700s

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  1. The part about young bums lining up to get their teeth yanked raw dog for cash so they could be transplanted into some old rich folk is the worst part of the article

  2. You’d have to be a mad scientist to look at a bird’s comb and think “gee, I think this is a great substitute for human gum lining”.

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