DON’T MAKE ME LAUGH!
If you like a bit of obscure history, you might have heard of the so-called “Dancing Plague” of 1518, in which a maniacal fit of dancing spread from person to person across parts of Alsace. In all, some 400 people spontaneously—and seemingly unstoppably—began dancing over the course of the “plague”, with many of those dancing themselves to death from exhaustion. As peculiar chapters from history go, the Dancing Plague has to be one of the strangest. The so-called “Laughing Pl