My favorite thing in the world is medieval era people only getting animals like 50% right

14th century guy: *sees a turtle* huh weird fish

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Medieval guy #1: okay so what do turtles look like
Medieval guy #2: well they live in the water
Medieval guy #1: so they're fish?
Medieval guy #2: yea. also they bite you. And they have legs
Medieval guy #1: haha weird. What else
Medieval guy #2: they have a shell
Medieval guy #1: like a snail shell?
Medieval guy #2: idk it's some sort of shell. And they can pull their head inside the shell.
Medieval guy #1: ok I think I got it. How's this look
Medieval guy #2: perfect

@Dayglochainsaw having the image hidden by default made this 100x more amusing.

@Dayglochainsaw this used to be a thing somewhere on the Internet didn’t it ?? It was my fav thing

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Image description: A medieval painting of an angry fish with human teeth, covered by the sides with a huge C-shaped shell split in two, and below it, two and only two lion-like legs.

The painting's caption reads, in medieval font: "THE TURTLE"

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