The Fleas of Sir Lancelot

A very bad pun

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In olden times, a small cohort of fleas supported themselves and their families upon the body and blood of the great Sir Lancelot, a knight of King Arthur’s court. Flea populations, unencumbered by any knowledge of Malthusian theory and certainly living upon what must have seemed like an inexhaustible food supply, do tend to grow rapidly, but many were tossed out regularly with the weary…



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