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She isn't very hard to please.”

We inferred that from your picture. Mr. B.

Other FTMB members may be feeling much sympathy for the Bozwards. I, however, have dealt with their like a thousand times, and all l can think about is how they and their environment must smell. Euw!

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blimey! who pissed in your cornflakes? did someone post a eulogy to them that you feel that you must counter or did you go off on this one all on your own?
 

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So what if she has lost a leg and has diabetes and whatnot, that does not entitle them to a freeby, cheeky gits, and if he loves her surely he would be hugging her,not crouched at the side of her like she is some weird monument he has discovered out walking one day.
I feel sorry for them, but there are so many ill and disabled people in the same or similar boats it's difficult to know why they should get something when there are others who can't. It is nice that he wants to give his wife a nice holiday though.


Oh good. I've been hearing about this on the radio, astonishing that someone could do such a thing. The radio presenters I listen to were encouraging people to still buy strawberries (being careful to cut them up of course) - so hopefully it hasn't affected the farmers too much?


I heard about this. The whole thing sounded a bit suss to me. First they evacuate the observatory and post office, then they tell us it was all to do with dodgy computer stuff? Hmm.
https://www.kob.com/albuquerque-new...ot-observatory-for-child-pornography/5077303/
 

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'Vampire' discovered buried in Cemetery of Children in Italy
'I've never seen anything like it. It's extremely eerie and weird,' says archaeologist

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vampire burial” unearthed at a Roman site in Italy is evidence of ancient funeral practices to stop corpses rising from the dead, according to archaeologists.

The body of a 10-year-old child was buried ritualistically with a stone in its mouth, possibly out of fear it would return to spread disease to its community.

Known locally as the “Vampire of Lugnano”, evidence collected from the bones suggest the child was infected with malaria at the time it died.
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“I’ve never seen anything like it. It’s extremely eerie and weird,” said Professor David Soren, an archaeologist at the University of Arizona who has run excavations in the region for over three decades.


The remains are the latest unusual discovery to emerge from the Cemetery of Children, a site containing dozens of children’s bodies and evidence of witchcraft including toad bones, raven talons and bronze cauldrons.

Dated to a time in the fifth century when a deadly malaria outbreak swept across central Italy, archaeologists thought the cemetery had been set aside specifically for the babies and young children who would have been most vulnerable to the disease.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/...stone-mouth-archaeology-lugnano-a8582371.html
 

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Milton, Ont. ‘Psychic’ Dorie 'Madeena' Stevenson Charged With 'Witchcraft'

More notable because she was charged with pretending to practice witchcraft instead of actually practicing witchcraft.

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/...stevenson-charged-with-witchcraft_a_23567392/

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Halton Regional Police have arrested a 32-year-old woman from Milton, Ont. and charged her with extortion, fraud over $5,000 and pretending to practise witchcraft.
 

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Milton, Ont. ‘Psychic’ Dorie 'Madeena' Stevenson Charged With 'Witchcraft'

More notable because she was charged with pretending to practice witchcraft instead of actually practicing witchcraft.

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/...stevenson-charged-with-witchcraft_a_23567392/

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Halton Regional Police have arrested a 32-year-old woman from Milton, Ont. and charged her with extortion, fraud over $5,000 and pretending to practise witchcraft.
What's the difference between practising witchcraft and pretending? Wouldn't the end result be the same?
 

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Maybe actually practicing is not illegal? I agree It's odd.
Presumably it's something to do with fraud, if you think you really are casting spells, the law doesn't recognise the supernatural but can't prosecute you for following your own unorthodox beliefs if they are not actually doing anything. However, if you, say, take money to cast spells you're well aware are never going to work because you're a charlatan, then you're liable to be up before the beak.
 

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Presumably it's something to do with fraud, if you think you really are casting spells, the law doesn't recognise the supernatural but can't prosecute you for following your own unorthodox beliefs if they are not actually doing anything.
Unless the 'spell' was intended to cause harm and the recipient knew of the spell. Then it's arguably a threat.
 

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