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    'witch bottle' found in Pubs chiminy

    dont think I've heard of witch bottles, although I did understand varous methods were practices to try to protect oneself from them bad girls...

    anyway, I thought this was cool...

    ‘Witch Bottle’ Filled With Teeth, Pins and Mysterious Liquid Discovered in English Chimney
    The charms were designed to ward off witches, but new research suggests they had medical uses as well"

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart...zf-xDdch9Izgk0

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    That's some weird stuff. Phew!

    Too bad H.P. Lovecraft is dead. Bet he could have spun a pretty good yarn around the whole witch bottle theme.
     


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    Thanks for the link to the 'witch bottle' find, Mike.
    Never heard of this 'medical mojo' before.
    Interesting...but weird!
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