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Semi-protected edit request on 15 January 2015[edit]

87.82.212.210 (talk) 12:19, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Hi, please state what change you wish to be made. Without any information we cannot make the changes you want. Sincerely, Taketa (talk) 12:34, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

The Black Death was a plague that was spread by rats. Fleas bit the rats then bit us and thats how the plague was spread. Also, the plague wasn't just one disease it was made of many different ones. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.180.68.39 (talk) 23:53, 9 March 2015 (UTC)

30–60% of Europe's total population were killed?[edit]

in the introduction the article states: ...the Black Death is estimated to have killed 30–60% of Europe's total population...

in this article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics ...30% to 70% of population... — Preceding unsigned comment added by Schmidtdominik30 (talkcontribs) 09:53, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

The percentage in this article is sourced. Perhaps the figure in the other article should be changed to agree, and the source given. Apuldram (talk) 10:18, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

"Ring Around the Rosie"[edit]

The famed children's song "Ring Around the Rosie" was invented at the time of the black plague to warn children. "Ring Around the Rosie" - black ring around red area on skin "pocket full of posies" - people would carry posies around in their pockets to smell because the smell of death was so strong "ashes, ashes" - ran out of room to bury bodies so people were sometimes burned "we all fall down" - originally "we all fall dead" but later changed to sound more cheery

Swollen Lymph Glands[edit]

When you get sick, naturally, your lymph glands swell a little because they are overworked. Although it is uncommon to get it in the groin area, it IS common to get it in the armpits and on the neck. It DOES NOT mean you have the black plague.

Semi-protected edit request on 15 April 2015[edit]

206.213.165.12 (talk) 19:56, 15 April 2015 (UTC) page tdud

pls no accepterino

Red question icon with gradient background.svg Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. Kharkiv07Talk 20:05, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 20 May 2015[edit]

Christakos is not the only author of reference [39]. The complete list of authors is George Christakos, Ricardo A. Olea, Marc L. Serre, Hwa-Lung Yu, Lin-Lin Wang 130.11.37.76 (talk) 13:10, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneGranger (talk · contribs) 20:20, 22 May 2015 (UTC)