TIL the concept of the Grim Reaper appeared in Europe in the 14th century during the Black Death. The skeletal figure is a symbol of death, and the hooded robes are reminiscent of the ones worn by religious figures at the time when conducting funeral services.

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Mmmmhhhhmmmm. I reckon it was a blade….. mmmmmm…. A sling blade

Skinny_Pepperwood

And he carries a scythe to mow down people like grass.

AtheistBibleScholar

or plague doctors

bolanrox

Seasons don’t fear the reaper

BOCme262

This feels like one of those fun facts that everyone knows, but just resides at the bottom of their brain.

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