|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Miscellany » Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#206581 - 08/03/12 12:24 PM Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
Green Peas are a menace to society:
Menace to Society
A youth, the son of Mr. Richard Bolton, of Great Horton, Yorkshire, was playing a few days since with a juvenile companion, who was pretending to place a pea in his ear and to make it come out of his mouth. Bolton, believing the feat to have been really performed, was induced to make the attempt himself, and thrust the pea so far into his ear that it could not be got out. In a vain endeavour to extract it made by a medical man, it was sent further in, and the poor boy died four days afterwards from the effects.
– Times, Nov. 27, 1850
In the burying-ground at Newburyport, may be seen a stone inscribed:
Omnem Crede Dicum Tibi Diluxesse Supremum.
Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Mary M’Hard, the virtuous and amiable consort of Capt. Wm. M’Hard of Newburyport, who amidst the laudable exertions of a very useful and desirable life, in which her Christian Profession was well adorned and a fair copy of every social virtue displayed, was in a state of health suddenly summoned to the Skies and snatched from ye eager embraces of her friends, (and the throbbing breasts of her disconsolate family confessed their fairest prospects of sublinary bliss were in one moment dashed) by swallowing a Pea at her own table, whence in a few hours, she sweetly breathed her soul away unto her SAVIOUR’S arms on the 8th day of March, A. D. 1780.
– John Robert Kippax, Churchyard Literature, 1877_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty LukeJavan8 08/03/12 12:24 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Candy 08/04/12 04:42 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty LukeJavan8 08/04/12 11:28 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Rhubarb Commando 08/17/12 03:56 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty LukeJavan8 08/17/12 06:01 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Faldage 08/18/12 06:29 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Rhubarb Commando 08/18/12 07:27 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Jackie 08/25/12 09:16 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Rhubarb Commando 08/26/12 06:22 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Jackie 08/26/12 07:45 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Rhubarb Commando 08/27/12 07:20 AM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Jackie 08/28/12 09:02 PM Re: Green Peas........Menace to Sociesty Rhubarb Commando 08/29/12 12:46 PM
Forum Stats 8862 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members uvulacig, wordola, ATurner, Gayu17, fastnana
8862 Registered Users
Who's Online 1 registered (May), 41 Guests and 4 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
endymion6 79 LukeJavan8 64 wofahulicodoc 62 A C Bowden 46 May 25 Tromboniator 8 BranShea 3 tsuwm 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10532 LukeJavan8 7567 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 Wordwind 6296 wofahulicodoc 5916 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith