Human Garden Gnome (Weird Jobs in History)

  • čas přidán 6. 01. 2019
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    Today we know the garden gnome as a solid, small ornament made from clay or resin but did you know in the 18th century the role was played by a human being?
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Komentáře • 1 360

  • Romeo Roberts
    Romeo Roberts Před 2 dny

    I always tought doofenschmerz was faking this story poor doofenschmerz no wonder he's evil

  • The Zeven
    The Zeven Před 13 dny

    *insert gnome meme here*

  • Turk Ball
    Turk Ball Před 19 dny

    B Ë W E G E N S I E N I C H T

  • Badgerrr Lattin
    Badgerrr Lattin Před 25 dny

    Wonder if you would need a Masters for that job?

  • The king of all Nerds
    The king of all Nerds Před 27 dny

    Pewdiepie wouldn’t understand this comment section

  • The king of all Nerds
    The king of all Nerds Před 27 dny

    I was gonna make a phineas and ferb comment but........

  • DJ Megatylopus
    DJ Megatylopus Před 29 dny

    *Baaaaaaack In Gimmelshtump, I always had to keep it reaaaallll*

    xxBOUNTYxxHUNTER Před měsícem +1

    Clearly money makes people mad.

  • Artemis Fowl IX
    Artemis Fowl IX Před měsícem

    **Me looking at the title**

  • Aiden Gamer 2.0
    Aiden Gamer 2.0 Před měsícem

    Imagine how boring that would be?

  • Kayagorzan
    Kayagorzan Před měsícem +1

    You got g'nomed

  • Duy Công Phạm
    Duy Công Phạm Před měsícem

    *you have been gnomed watcher*

  • D Flatt
    D Flatt Před měsícem

    If I ever get rich .....

  • Mark Rich
    Mark Rich Před měsícem

    Phase 1: Collect underpants
    Phase 2: ?
    Phase 3: Profit

  • nicedog1
    nicedog1 Před 2 měsíci

    Is this a joke?

  • B00ST10
    B00ST10 Před 2 měsíci

    The rest of the videos on the channel: War, tanks and weapons of the combatants.
    This video: *HUMAN GARDEN GNOME*

  • Thierry Decker
    Thierry Decker Před 2 měsíci

    I'm proud of this comment section.

  • some stickman boi
    some stickman boi Před 2 měsíci

    Me: Poor doofenzmith! Well at least no one had to become a gnome in real life
    Rich britishs in the 18th century:
    () _() 0_0

  • King In Prussia
    King In Prussia Před 2 měsíci

    This is certainly what I would call a strange occupation. Though, I know that there were stranger jobs, but this has to be one of the strangest.

  • Codruta Maghear
    Codruta Maghear Před 2 měsíci

    i not gnoblin im not gunome im a gnomeeeeee you’ve been gnomed

  • Itspice
    Itspice Před 2 měsíci

    Dr doofenshmirtz' sad backstory was real..

  • El Presidente
    El Presidente Před 2 měsíci

    so... the garden gnome was a domestic tramp

  • Russicher
    Russicher Před 2 měsíci +3

    I can just imagine a gnome man beating a intruder while saying youve been gnomed

  • Ui Io
    Ui Io Před 2 měsíci

    Dofensmitz know...

  • fenrar36
    fenrar36 Před 2 měsíci

    Hmm new insult "You're as useless as a Garden Hermit!" yes, that'll do.

  • Brick bowl
    Brick bowl Před 2 měsíci

    Keemstar ancestors

  • PoliticalFan
    PoliticalFan Před 2 měsíci

    I came here expecting a few doofenschmirtz memes but the comments didnt disappoint

  • Veng3r
    Veng3r Před 2 měsíci

    And thus was how Radagast the Brown originally came TO be... :)

  • BigJoe6669
    BigJoe6669 Před 2 měsíci

    can i have weed with my druid robe ?

  • top lel
    top lel Před 2 měsíci

    This job still exists. Have you looked up Daniel Keem?

  • Razor's neck
    Razor's neck Před 2 měsíci

    Keemstar's grandpa

  • Mister Fox
    Mister Fox Před 2 měsíci

    Image you goin to Ancestry and discover you are in the Line of proud Garden Gnomes.

  • Daniel Sobol
    Daniel Sobol Před 2 měsíci

    Wait this isn't Phineas and Ferb

  • Rob Petoletti
    Rob Petoletti Před 3 měsíci


  • Mr Pepperoni Pizza
    Mr Pepperoni Pizza Před 3 měsíci


  • Iwant Coffee
    Iwant Coffee Před 3 měsíci

    Being gnomed back than must have been lit

  • Jason Houle
    Jason Houle Před 3 měsíci

    Dr Doofenshmirtzs Evil Incorporated!

    MIMALECKIPL Před 3 měsíci

    How good it is that such barbaric times are over.

  • tiberius staicu
    tiberius staicu Před 3 měsíci

    *sad doofenshmirtzs noises

  • Quintin Brakebill
    Quintin Brakebill Před 3 měsíci

    This was the majority of Doofenshmirtz childhood.

  • D.Plague The docter
    D.Plague The docter Před 3 měsíci

    *phineas and oh Erb flashbacks*

  • OddBallDaddy O
    OddBallDaddy O Před 4 měsíci

    You are not a gnome ♪♪♪

  • flyingace1234
    flyingace1234 Před 4 měsíci

    There is a play that has one of these Garden Hermits as a plot point. It's called "Arcadia" and it's one of my favorite modern plays.

  • Trinifity
    Trinifity Před 5 měsíci

    You’ve been GNOMED

  • Jamal69 Jackson
    Jamal69 Jackson Před 5 měsíci

    I will hire Donald Trump as my garden Hobbit. His orange hair and tiny hands make him an exemplary candidate for the position.

  • xX_Noob Master69_Xx
    xX_Noob Master69_Xx Před 5 měsíci

    the English are weird.

  • Command_Unit
    Command_Unit Před 5 měsíci

    dammit those gnomed took my job...

  • Comrade Stalin
    Comrade Stalin Před 5 měsíci

    Why wasn't this sponsored by Google gnome

  • Samin Abedin
    Samin Abedin Před 5 měsíci

    I am going to study for exam

  • LetsNeverPlayAgain
    LetsNeverPlayAgain Před 6 měsíci

    This video doesn't explain the connection between the clay ornament that we know today and the practice of keeping hermits on your property in a hermitage. It just jumps to the "and that's why we have gnomes now". The two ideas are only remotely similar. Couldn't this video have been about garden hermits without having to posit this bullshit idea that nobody actually believes?

  • WTF-guy
    WTF-guy Před 6 měsíci

    I would love to see the job of a jester.

  • Ben Gamer
    Ben Gamer Před 6 měsíci

    This remind me of doofensmirts poor kid

  • breadstiX
    breadstiX Před 6 měsíci

    *I'm a Gnome / And you've been Gnomed!*

  • TrygveBlackTiger Media
    TrygveBlackTiger Media Před 6 měsíci

    I find these videos to be really interesting

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Před 6 měsíci +1

    10000% Just about Phineas and Ferb at the moment

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Před 6 měsíci

    Some one is from Italy *Mussolini Approve*

  • 15 is legal In Europe
    15 is legal In Europe Před 6 měsíci

    Neither of my parents showed up to my birthday

  • Chrisey
    Chrisey Před 6 měsíci +1

    There were no garden gnelfs or gnoblins?

  • dayzproplay345 day
    dayzproplay345 day Před 7 měsíci


  • Chinchillas
    Chinchillas Před 7 měsíci

    Phineas and Ferb?