It looked promising.
A 14th-century recipe book compiled by King Richard II’s master cooks is to put online for the first time to give modern-day chefs an insight into the delicacies of the Middle Ages.
In fact, the story’s from 2008. There’s been a rash of that lately, huh? People putting up stuff that happened years ago, I mean. Or maybe I’m just noticing it for the first time. I only mention this because usually when a post collapses like this, about twenty minutes into working on it, I just shrug, delete everything, and leave a cryptic note. Let this be a Dread Revelation to all of you folks; doing it that way is more interesting than simply surveying the collapse and wreckage of what had promised at first to be a towering epic of snark.
So now you know.