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Are you in the genuflecting business? [Oct. 21st, 2005|05:16 pm]
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Those condemned to die by the axe in Medieval and Renaissance England were obliged to tip their executioner to ensure that he would complete the job in one blow. In some executions, notably that of Mary, Queen of Scots., it took fifteen whacks of the blade before the head was severed.

[User Picture]From: boiledhamster
2005-10-21 03:52 pm (UTC)
Dude- that man should been fired
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-10-21 11:00 pm (UTC)
She was past firing him, and the people who generally want you dead aren't gonna yell at someone for making you suffer, you know?
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