I suspect the extra 0 is a typo. I think it should be read 4000 years ago.
People who make web pages need good editors.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Clancy James" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2000 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: The Irish "Iron" Disease that Kills you
> > From: Pamela Highet [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Well *I* read, and it says they believe the disease
> > originated in one person
> > in Ireland about 40,000 years ago during a famine. Then it
> > was passed on.
> The only problem with this being that Ireland wasn't inhabited until about
> 9000 years ago.