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eating mouldy grain products

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  • This conversation is setting off my snider senses.

    November 26, 2008

  • A WITCH!

    November 26, 2008

  • Wood floats too. Therefore...

    "it's a WITCH!

    November 26, 2008

  • Oh, forget it; we're all going to hell.

    November 26, 2008

  • Wood floats too. Therefore...

    November 26, 2008

  • Yea, verily. And some shall be consigned to the fiery furnace of the thanksgiving turducken as punishment for their skullduckery.

    Anserine anarchy has no place in the new Amurka.

    November 25, 2008

  • But not all of them are innocent.

    November 25, 2008

  • Ducks float.

    November 25, 2008

  • According to my guide in Edinburgh, accused witches were also dunked in the Norloch for the crime of having red hair. Which is a wee bit macabre-funny, given that Scotland and the ginger-haired look (think bearded clansman on tartan tin) are almost synonymous in my mind.

    November 24, 2008

  • Or they just thought certain individuals were weird because they were old, or preferred living alone, or any number of individual characteristics.

    Groupthink is really scary.

    November 24, 2008

  • Yes indeed - lots of times they were just waiting to grab your cottage, or your cow, or your magic beans, or the whole kit and caboodle.

    November 24, 2008

  • Sometimes the accused did drown after it became clear she was innocent, yes. I don't think there was a prescribed length of time to wait, which made it dependent on the kindness(-less) of one's neighbors (in many cases the same people who were accusing you).

    November 24, 2008

  • I wonder, during witch-bobbing trials, at what point of the victim's sinking, it finally dawned on the mob that she was, in fact, innocent. Did they have to wait until she had actually drowned, to declare posthumous innocence?

    November 23, 2008

  • I heard a whisper that whichbe's a witch.

    November 22, 2008

  • *pokes bilby*

    November 22, 2008

  • What floats? Small rocks...?

    November 22, 2008

  • You're polluting the witch pond, you two!

    November 22, 2008

  • *vomits*

    Ecch. Too leathery. Wait... does it float?

    November 22, 2008

  • Do not eat the bilby. No bilby eating permitted.

    November 22, 2008

  • *eats bilby*

    *belches*

    November 22, 2008

  • Do not throw the bear. No bear throwing permitted.

    November 22, 2008

  • Will it float?

    November 21, 2008

  • *throws the bear in*

    November 21, 2008

  • Close. It was a pond or lake they used to test if women accused of witchcraft could float. Of course, with a hand bound to the opposite foot, it's kind of hard to float.

    November 21, 2008

  • Witch Duck Bay?

    November 21, 2008

  • There's a road in Virginia Beach called Witch Duck Road. Give you three guesses what local water landmark it's named for. (Hint: It's not the beach.)

    November 21, 2008

  • This is such a pleasant page.

    November 21, 2008

  • I think "accusations of witchcraft" comes after "deterioration of community relations."

    But maybe that's just me.

    November 21, 2008

  • mouldy grain consumption ---> ergot poisoning ---> convulsions, hallucinations, mania, psychosis ---> accusations of witchcraft ---> deterioration of community relations ---> stake-burning and witch-bobbing

    or possibly just ---> St Anthony's fire ---> gangrene ---> limb amputation or paralysis ---> death (ritual bog burial and sphagnopreservation optional)

    November 21, 2008