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Ripley's Believe It or Not

By John Graziano
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Sep 18, 2013
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    Aussie Down Under  about 4 years ago

    Medieval criminals were always guilty.

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    Nighthawks GC Insider about 4 years ago

    when in a crisis, always go with the guy with the hot hands

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    jack fairbanks  about 4 years ago

    at which point their offspring are born geriatric

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    Dkram  about 4 years ago

    The picture of the medieval criminal kinda looks like Marty Feldman in “Young Frankenstien”.\\//_

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    Vermont GC Insider about 4 years ago

    “Europe criminals”?

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    tuslog64  about 4 years ago

    Is Lincoln Cathedral still standing? It would be 700 years old now.

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    charliefarmrhere  about 4 years ago

    Caught “red” handed & ended up “burnt” handed!

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    GeorgeJohnson  about 4 years ago

    Actually, some of those old “innocent/guilty” tests worked.Like the one about licking a red hot fire poker. If you were guilty, your tongue was probably dry, and you’d get burned. if innocent, your tongue would be normally wet, and not a problem (well, not much).Ditto the african test of dipping your hand in boiling oil. I suspect this is similar to that one.Most of the time though, most criminals confessed to the crime before having to even go through the test.There are some things your body just can’t control, like dilating the pupils. That’s where the “wet/dry tongue” comes in.So it sound barbaric, but in general, they actually worked pretty well.

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    atherworld  about 4 years ago

    How long do they become feritlized if the male is still alive?

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