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There is an old Hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London, which used to have a gallows adjacent to it. Prisoners were taken to the gallows (after a fair trial of course!) to be hanged.

The horse-drawn dray, carting the prisoner, was accompanied by an armed guard, who would stop the dray outside the pub and ask the prisoner if he would like ”ONE LAST DRINK”.

If he said YES, it was referred to as ONE FOR THE ROAD.

If he declined, that Prisoner was ON THE WAGON.
 

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They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot and then once a day it was taken and sold to the tannery.

If you had to do this to survive you were “piss poor“.

But worse than that were the really poor folk, who couldn’t even afford to buy a pot; they “Didn’t have a pot to piss in”.
 

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This will wake you up this morning. This is a spectacular video. Be sure to watch it in full screen.
https://america-wake-up.com/2018/10/24/how-to-catch-a-flight-with-no-security-check-hastle/
Wow, that is either insane, or really brave. Lots of skill from all involved. No mention of who they are or where; maybe the Alps?

The aircraft is a Pilatus Porter made in Switzerland. They've been making it since 1959. Great for short takeoff and landing, rough fields, and..... skydivers.....:-D
 

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Wow, that is either insane, or really brave. Lots of skill from all involved. No mention of who they are or where; maybe the Alps?

The aircraft is a Pilatus Porter made in Switzerland. They've been making it since 1959. Great for short takeoff and landing, rough fields, and..... skydivers.....:-D
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In old England, lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky.

The combination would sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would take them for dead and prepare them for burial. They were laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days and the family would gather around and eat and drink and wait and see if they would wake up.

Hence the custom of ”Holding a Wake’’.
 

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Wow, that is either insane, or really brave. Lots of skill from all involved.
I'd say a lot of both. They could've easily ended up pink mist, and caused the plane to crash.
 

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WORLD MURDER STATISTICS

>From the World Health Organization
The latest Murder Statistics for the world:

Murders per 100,000 citizens per year.

Honduras 91.6 (WOW!!)
El Salvador 69.2
Cote d’lvoire 56.9
Jamaica 52.2
Venezuela 45.1
Belize 41.4
US Virgin Islands 39.2
Guatemala 38.5
Saint Kitts and Nevis 38.2
Zambia 38.0
Uganda 36.3
Malawi 36.0
Lesotho 35.2
Trinidad and Tobago 35.2
Colombia 33.4
South Africa 31.8
Congo 30.8
Central African Republic 29.3
Bahamas 27.4
Puerto Rico 26.2
Saint Lucia 25.2
Dominican Republic 25.0
Tanzania 24.5
Sudan 24.2
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.9
Ethiopia 22.5
Guinea 22.5
Dominica 22.1
Burundi 21.7
Democratic Republic of the Congo 21.7
Panama 21.6
Brazil 21.0
Equatorial Guinea 20.7
Guinea-Bissau 20.2
Kenya 20.1
Kyrgyzstan 20.1
Cameroon 19.7
Montserrat 19.7
Greenland 19.2
Angola 19.0
Guyana 18.6
Burkina Faso 18.0
Eritrea 17.8
Namibia 17.2
Rwanda 17.1
Mexico 16.9
Chad 15.8
Ghana 15.7
Ecuador 15.2
North Korea 15.2
Benin 15.1
Sierra Leone 14.9
Mauritania 14.7
Botswana 14.5
Zimbabwe 14.3
Gabon 13.8
Nicaragua 13.6
French Guiana 13.3
Papua New Guinea 13.0
Swaziland 12.9
Bermuda 12.3
Comoros 12.2
Nigeria 12.2
Cape Verde 11.6
Grenada 11.5
Paraguay 11.5
Barbados 11.3
Togo 10.9
Gambia 10.8
Peru 10.8
Myanmar 10.2
Russia 10.2
Liberia 10.1
Costa Rica 10.0
Nauru 9.8
Bolivia 8.9
Mozambique 8.8
Kazakhstan 8.8
Senegal 8.7
Turks and Caicos Islands 8.7
Mongolia 8.7
British Virgin Islands 8.6
Cayman Islands 8.4
Seychelles 8.3
Madagascar 8.1
Indonesia 8.1
Mali 8.0
Pakistan 7.8
Moldova 7.5
Kiribati 7.3
Guadeloupe 7.0
Haiti 6.9
Timor-Leste 6.9
Anguilla 6.8
Antigua and Barbuda 6.8
Lithuania 6.6
Uruguay 5.9
Philippines 5.4
Ukraine 5.2
Estonia 5.2
Cuba 5.0
Belarus 4.9
Thailand 4.8
Suriname 4.6
Laos 4.6
Georgia 4.3
Martinique 4.2

And ……….The United States4.2

ALL (109) of the countries above America, HAVE100% gun bans.
https://america-wake-up.com/2018/05...-with-gun-control-no-gun-control-fascinating/
 

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Why doesn't she just go to Pelosi's San Francisco streets and move into a tent with the homeless and do her poop business on the street until she gets a paycheck.
 

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This Taco Is so Spicy You Need to Sign a Waiver to Eat It
Served in a small coffin, the Reaper Taco is a death-defying spicy taco. Each chicken taco comes covered in a variety of hot sauces, pepper blends, and Carolina Reaper peppers.
 

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