The next suggestion on our list of topics is . It reminds me of a show I watched a few years ago about the life of typical Romans during the empire. Naturally, I assumed they ate a lot of pasta, but the host pointed out that pasta was brought by Marco Polo from China. But a quick Wikipedia search suggests that's not at all true. At any rate, this is a fascinating topic and I look forward to seeing what is asked in the coming week.


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This was a particularly interesting topic and we got 7 fascinating questions:

I really enjoyed Semaphore's tofu answer, but there is plenty of good history represented here. If I had one suggestion, it would be to make sure that answers are backed up with primary and secondary sources when possible.

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