Ith (ithildyn) wrote,

LOL You Say

Via eldritchhobbit comes this link to LOL Manuscripts

ye olde Mission Statement

Many of you may know of the Internet phenomenon that is LOLCats. Slightly less of you may know how crazy/awesome early modern woodcut illustrations and frontispieces can be. But what joins these two disparate worlds? Well, it may surprise you to know how popular LOL-ing was in the Renaissance.

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