From: Carlos E.R. <robin_listas@es.invalid>
Subject: Re: Why should I say "Cheese"?
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From: "Carlos E.R." <robin_listas@es.invalid>
Subject: Re: Why should I say "Cheese"?
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 04:24:41 +0100
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On 2017-11-27 16:03, anonymous@internet.none 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.

Cheers, Carlos.