Thursday December 14, 2006
Anthropologists believe that in ancient Africa the most common form of currency was the "pidget." Pidgets were in fact an enslaved race of short and stout people, resembling a cross between pygmies and malformed midgets... But how did such a cruel societal modus operandi arise? Was it effective as an economic system? And what was life like for a member of this noble yet ill-fated race? These questions will be examined in the series of articles that follow.