The hilarious Tim Carvell is back with More History’s Notable Persons Reconsidered. An excerpt:
Sure, everybody brings up the baby-slicing as the prime example of the wisdom of Solomon. But what nobody ever mentions was that that was his solution to everything. Contract dispute? Divorce proceeding? Jaywalking arrest? Hey, let’s cut this baby in half and see if that settles things! Solomon was kind of a nut.