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To Sleep Perchance to Dream
March 29, 2009 8:18 AM   Subscribe

To Sleep Perchance to Dream : an exhibition of 17th century sleep-related paraphernalia at the Folger Shakespeare Library offers insight into attitudes towards sleep and dreams. Insomnia? Try eating some lettuce.
posted by grapefruitmoon (2 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
Well, it is said that the effect of eating too much lettuce is "soporific."
posted by zamboni at 9:42 AM on March 29, 2009


Is everyone asleep that they do not deign to comment?

I saw this post moments after it was there, sleep of mine having been interrupted.

I tried to post a comment but clumsily (sleepily) lost it, and now it is nighttime.

When we eat pizza, we have scarily technicolor dreams that linger way beyond the norm.

An interesting book about sleep: House of Sleep, by Jonathan Coe. Have at it.
posted by emhutchinson at 4:47 PM on March 29, 2009


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