Goofy was a plant.

“one half of them who perish in London, dye of Phthisical and Pulmonic distempers; that the inhabitants are never free from Coughs” John Evelyn 1661

The biggest trick though is that in the 20th Century then blamed this on cigarettes, not on corporate industrial polluters (I hold no no candle for the tobacco industry, but there are a few others that should come with KILL warnings).

John Evelyn’s text is here:

https://archive.gyford.com/2009/04/28/www.geocities.com/Paris/LeftBank/1914/fumifug.html

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