"The mysterious symptoms of dancing, babbling, crawling and blistering flesh followed by death was the fuel needed to begin the persecution of 19 men and women accused of being witches [during the] Salem Witch Trials…. Three hundred years later, a possible culprit for this outbreak was brought to light. The villain goes by the name of Ergot and it is a parasitic fungus that attaches itself to rye or wheat plants…. Ergot poisoning is rare today…."
Test source: The Salem Witch Trial, sciencepillowtalk.blogspot.com

"The mysterious symptoms of dancing, babbling, crawling and blistering flesh followed by death was the fuel needed to begin the persecution of 19 men and women accused of being witches [during the] Salem Witch Trials….¬†Three hundred years later, a possible culprit for this outbreak was brought to light. The villain goes by the name of Ergot and it is a parasitic fungus that attaches itself to rye or wheat plants….¬†Ergot poisoning is rare today…."

Test source: The Salem Witch Trial, sciencepillowtalk.blogspot.com

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    Maybe I should post some witchy stuff ;)
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    this man is at fault for the witch massacre of salem village
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