Hannah reads about the insurance biz in London in the 1700s
Hannah posted this on her facebook wall:
"In the feverish London insurance market of the mideighteenth century it was possible to buy insurance against cuckoldry, lying, and even losing at the lottery."
And then pointed out: "Strangely, they had no real notion of risk calculation, so nobody actually took a look at your wife when they offered you the deal."
I have to admit most of our day-to-day posting has moved to facebook, where we can see the faces of the people who read and comment!