Thursday, September 8, 2011

Mudd Trivia

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd treated the leg of Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth. His actions produced the expression "his name is Mudd," signifying utter disgrace.

2 comments:

Aled Hughes said...

Excellent. I also read somewhere that the first surgeons were barbers....

Joy said...

Interesting!