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


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


or plague doctors


Seasons don’t fear the reaper


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