"The number of threads by one poster in the OT is getting a little out of hand, IMHO. "
"In the land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness...If we speak..we say it the wrong way; if we do not speak we are cowards…."
That would certainly push back the accepted date for the first effective use of artillery... not to mention the invention of gunpowder.
But more importantly it will end the long standing argument between proponents of the Tang and Song Dynasties. As neither will have a dog in this fight if proven to be true. It will though... Bolster some of the things Santorum has been overheard saying on the campaign trail.
"Ride The Barrel & Get Pitted... So Pitted."