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Leeches should be kept a day before applying them. They should be squeezed to make them eject the contents of their stomachs.
Avicenna
The Canon, Bk IV.

Nurse, it was I who discovered that leeches have red blood.[]On his deathbed when the nurse came to apply leeches
(1832). Attributed. In Barnaby Conrad, Famous Last Words (1961), 78.
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[Reporting after the now infamous 22 Jun 1969 burning of the Cuyahoga River:] Some River! Chocolate-brown, oily, bubbling with subsurface gases, it oozes rather than flows. “Anyone who falls into the Cuyahoga does not drown,” Cleveland's citizens joke grimly. “He decays”... The Federal Water Pollution Control Administration dryly notes: “The lower Cuyahoga has no visible signs of life, not even low forms such as leeches and sludge worms that usually thrive on wastes.” It is also—literally—-a fire hazard.
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As reported in Time magazine (1 Aug 1969).
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