Wednesday, April 05, 2006

factiod of the day: nuns of 870 A.D.

To ward off would-be rapists nuns from, Coldingham, Scotland, in 870 A.D. would cut off their nose and upper lip.

(is there where, 'don't cut off your nose to spite your face,' comes from?)

(shockingly enough, this is said to have worked in repeling rapists)

3 comments:

Mikey said...

Oh that's gross!!

Party Girl said...

ya think?!

MrHinge said...

I agree gross.

Amazingingly enough I can totally see why it worked.