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Old 03-15-2011, 07:21 AM
 
Location: On the East Coast
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First time I heard this news.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:27 AM
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Did they ever pay off?
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Hermoso y tranquilo Panamá
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Ello mates. A little bit of info on our neighbors across the pond. Eh, did you know........


In the 1700's you could purchase insurance against going to hell, in London England?
wonder if this is how the first insurance company got its start - no way to file a claim and even if one could, they'd hold up processing it for eternity.
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:39 AM
 
Location: Charlotte county, Florida
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Thats too funny
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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Before that didn't the Catholic Church sell "dispensations" for sins to keep one out of Hell?

I agree with Aks......the 17th century WAS hell.
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Old 03-15-2011, 09:25 AM
 
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LOL I would have thought that the 1700's WAS hell.
I didn't know that, Sweetie Pie! That made my jaw drop! I'm gonna agree with aks on this one!
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Old 03-15-2011, 09:37 AM
 
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It has been renamed tithing. Just another scam.
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:53 AM
 
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Oh My God Sweetie Pie this is really good!!! U have totally out done yourself. This is great and way over the top funny. I guess the English have always been sure of themselves. I am sure allot women who married Mr. Wrong wanted to collect on those policies. Thank God the real insurance is free
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Old 03-15-2011, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Abilene, Texas
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That's hilarious! I didn't know it...lol.
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