TIL Cleopatra once boasted to Mark Antony that she could spend ten million sesterces on one dinner. During dessert, Cleopatra called for a goblet of vinegar. She removed a valubale pearl earring and dropped it in. The priceless jewel dissolved, and then Cleopatra drank the mixture.

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TIL Cleopatra once boasted to Mark Antony that she could spend ten million sesterces on one dinner. During dessert, Cleopatra called for a goblet of vinegar. She removed a valubale pearl earring and dropped it in. The priceless jewel dissolved, and then Cleopatra drank the mixture. submitted by /u/PediatricNinja
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