Most people don’t like their jobs and yet, we’re drowning in career options. But there are some jobs that don’t just crush souls by paying poorly. Some gigs are truly horrible, and in some cases, so disgusting you’ll never complain about yours ever again.
Aside from cutting hair and trimming beards, medieval barbers also took on the role of dentists and doctors. This required them to pull rotten teeth out, lance boils and use leeches to “cure” illnesses. Also sticking enemas into patients wasn’t out of the question.