30-50 feral hogs or unruly swine?

By August 12, 2019

Twitter was created for certain things, and one of those things occured last week. If you missed the twitter fracas centered on 30-50 feral hogs last week, catch up. It was good.

In related news, at the end of July the Joseph Smith Papers added new content including:

I would like to suggest that the #twitterstake #twitterstorians missed a significant opportunity with a Nauvoo-era Mormon equivalent–unruly swine. This was a real thing for 19 whole people in 1842.

I really wanted one of those people to be one of my relatives. Alas.

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  1. The true purpose for the Nauvoo Legion!

    Comment by Ben P — August 12, 2019 @ 7:56 pm

  2. Will the unruly swine make your galleys, Ben?

    Comment by JJohnson — August 13, 2019 @ 12:47 pm

  3. brb, trying to stop the presses so I can fit it in…

    Comment by Ben P — August 13, 2019 @ 1:13 pm


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