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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Is this true?

In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man
was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than
his thumb. Hence we have "the rule of thumb"



I have not researched this but if it is accurate, I do not intend to use the term any longer!

1 comments:

Cabin Fever said...

Ya know, the things women went through way back then, make me wonder ?