Subject: Re: Why should I say "Cheese"?
On 2017-11-27 16:03, email@example.com wrote:
> If you've seen those old time B&W pictures from the 1800s. you'll notice
> that no one smiled and never showed their teeth. I dont know if this is
> true, but I was told by someone who seems to know history, that the
> reason they did not smile was because many of them lacked teeth, or had
> bad looking teeth. Considering the lack of dentistry back then, this
> could have likely been true for particularly older people.
No. The reason was that they had to stay still for _seconds_, and few
people can do that and smile: they move. At least the mouth moves.