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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    Christian H. Miles

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Komentáře • 1 339

  • Rob Petoletti
    Rob Petoletti Před 3 dny


  • Mr Pepperoni Pizza
    Mr Pepperoni Pizza Před 3 dny


  • mr talks alot talks
    mr talks alot talks Před 9 dny

    Being gnomed back than must have been lit

  • Jason Houle
    Jason Houle Před 10 dny

    Dr Doofenshmirtzs Evil Incorporated!

    MIMALECKIPL Před 11 dny

    How good it is that such barbaric times are over.

  • tiberius staicu
    tiberius staicu Před 13 dny

    *sad doofenshmirtzs noises

  • Quintin Brakebill
    Quintin Brakebill Před 17 dny

    This was the majority of Doofenshmirtz childhood.

  • D.Plague The docter
    D.Plague The docter Před 25 dny

    *phineas and oh Erb flashbacks*

  • OddBallDaddy O
    OddBallDaddy O Před měsícem

    You are not a gnome ♪♪♪

  • flyingace1234
    flyingace1234 Před měsícem

    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 2 měsíci

    You’ve been GNOMED

  • Jamal69 Jackson
    Jamal69 Jackson Před 2 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 2 měsíci

    the English are weird.

  • Command_Unit
    Command_Unit Před 2 měsíci

    dammit those gnomed took my job...

  • Comrade Stalin
    Comrade Stalin Před 2 měsíci

    Why wasn't this sponsored by Google gnome

  • Samin Abedin
    Samin Abedin Před 3 měsíci

    I am going to study for exam

  • LetsNeverPlayAgain
    LetsNeverPlayAgain Před 3 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 3 měsíci

    I would love to see the job of a jester.

  • Ben Gamer
    Ben Gamer Před 3 měsíci

    This remind me of doofensmirts poor kid

  • breadstiX
    breadstiX Před 3 měsíci

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

  • TrygveBlackTiger Media
    TrygveBlackTiger Media Před 3 měsíci

    I find these videos to be really interesting

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Před 3 měsíci +1

    10000% Just about Phineas and Ferb at the moment

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Před 3 měsíci

    Some one is from Italy *Mussolini Approve*

  • 15 is legal In Europe
    15 is legal In Europe Před 3 měsíci

    Neither of my parents showed up to my birthday

  • Chrisey
    Chrisey Před 4 měsíci +1

    There were no garden gnelfs or gnoblins?

  • dayzproplay345 day
    dayzproplay345 day Před 4 měsíci


  • Chinchillas
    Chinchillas Před 4 měsíci

    Phineas and Ferb?

  • KarateCaveman
    KarateCaveman Před 4 měsíci

    Man, so Doof's backstorys actually happened?

  • nikolai belinski
    nikolai belinski Před 4 měsíci

    Tedzaster origins

  • obviously Logic
    obviously Logic Před 4 měsíci +1

    I'm a gnome and You've been gnomed.....

  • Jerry the Gnome
    Jerry the Gnome Před 4 měsíci +1

    Humans think that they can do MY job better than I can?

  • JojoCat
    JojoCat Před 4 měsíci


  • Trevor Pate
    Trevor Pate Před 4 měsíci

    How did they obtain food? Did the employer bring it to the hired hermit or did the schmuck have to live off the land? Technically this job still exists, ask the cast members(or cosplayers)at a DISNEY PARK. The differences are that they have better pay periods & OSHA.

    • Trevor Pate
      Trevor Pate Před 4 měsíci

      These men were provided food by their employers.

  • Steel Stud
    Steel Stud Před 4 měsíci

    You guys should do more videos on Creepy and Weird Mysteries

  • The Dude
    The Dude Před 4 měsíci +1

    I wanna be a gnome

  • Le Pooper Man
    Le Pooper Man Před 4 měsíci

    You've been *GNOMED*

  • A Random Bird
    A Random Bird Před 5 měsíci

    Doofenschmirtz did this

  • Sad_Old_Wise_One
    Sad_Old_Wise_One Před 5 měsíci

    I’m gonna get one

  • Oohfer Guy
    Oohfer Guy Před 5 měsíci


  • AlexTheTsarist
    AlexTheTsarist Před 5 měsíci


  • Liam Great
    Liam Great Před 5 měsíci

    You've been g n o m e d

  • Doge Conn
    Doge Conn Před 5 měsíci


  • Some Random Youtuber
    Some Random Youtuber Před 5 měsíci

    What If You Wanted To Go Heaven


    God Said

    *You Are Gnome*

  • Simsalah 17
    Simsalah 17 Před 5 měsíci

    I showed Simple History to my family
    They love it
    Simple History is great

  • Soarin Skies
    Soarin Skies Před 5 měsíci


  • Jacob James
    Jacob James Před 5 měsíci


  • Anonymous yes I changed it back
    Anonymous yes I changed it back Před 5 měsíci +1

    I’m gnome and you’ve just been gnooommmeeee

  • scooter_1337
    scooter_1337 Před 5 měsíci


  • Alex Gaming
    Alex Gaming Před 5 měsíci

    That's were keem came form

  • Joonatan Malmgren
    Joonatan Malmgren Před 5 měsíci

    You've been gnomed

  • German Spy
    German Spy Před 5 měsíci

    Bruh these aristocrats be gnoming people since the 14th century...

  • hazmat
    hazmat Před 5 měsíci

    When your gnome moves just shout "bewegen sie nicht!" At them to make them stop moving

  • I Cant Change my Pfp Help
    I Cant Change my Pfp Help Před 5 měsíci

    You’ve been gnomed!

  • EagleGames95
    EagleGames95 Před 5 měsíci

    Phineas and ferb anyone?

  • Yellow 13
    Yellow 13 Před 5 měsíci


  • Joseph Kim
    Joseph Kim Před 5 měsíci +1

    tyler1's job

  • Nicky h225
    Nicky h225 Před 5 měsíci +2

    *_dr doofenshmirtzs wants to know your location_*

  • Xx_WeebKiller_xX
    Xx_WeebKiller_xX Před 5 měsíci


  • daniel hulson
    daniel hulson Před 5 měsíci

    Keemstar Cosplayers

  • Kenneth t
    Kenneth t Před 6 měsíci


  • Carlos Monroy
    Carlos Monroy Před 6 měsíci

    Just let me bath once in a while and I'll be good.

  • Brian Cloud
    Brian Cloud Před 6 měsíci

    *Garden hermit* I heard *garden* Kermit

  • Francisco Fuica
    Francisco Fuica Před 6 měsíci

    Drusselstein is one crazy place

  • R3cruit M4in
    R3cruit M4in Před 6 měsíci +1

    But does it say the following words? "I'm a g'nome, and you've been gnomed"

  • Under Construction
    Under Construction Před 6 měsíci

    *Doofenshmirtz flashbacks intensify*

  • Ricardo Espinoza
    Ricardo Espinoza Před 6 měsíci

    Wouldn't it be cool if Simple History would put the "You've been gnomed" meme at the end sponsor?

  • Never
    Never Před 6 měsíci


  • Yassin Dihi
    Yassin Dihi Před 6 měsíci

    im a gnome

  • jerry lim
    jerry lim Před 6 měsíci

    imagine if garden gnomes were actual midget humans that're too scared to move during the day or while you're awake... having multiple gnomes in a nutshell: peaceful green by day, D-Day landings by night(cuz there can only be one type of gnomes and it's the aryan gnomes).

  • KibblesnBitts
    KibblesnBitts Před 6 měsíci