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    Yay on feeling better about your belly It's good when our friends can reassure us- even if it's indirectly.

    As to the librarian . . . *wide-eyed stare* I'd like to look like that . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Saoirse View Post
    huh. how do they get storm cellars in there with the bedrock? is it just a matter of making a small hole in the rock, rather than a full basement?
    Here, they don't. Unless they have the money to get it blasted out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by naiadknight View Post
    Here, they don't. Unless they have the money to get it blasted out.
    That sucks. That may hinder my plan to not get killed in the event of a tornado.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justyouraveragecavemen View Post
    That sucks. That may hinder my plan to not get killed in the event of a tornado.
    The Basin rarely gets hit with tornadoes. We're well outside Tornado Alley. Besides, tornadoes require clouds and storms, stuff that tends to go north or south of us because of the meteorologic pattern caused by being in a basin on top of the caprock.
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    To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.


    Hmm...I shall research this to ensure its authenticity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justyouraveragecavemen View Post
    To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.


    Hmm...I shall research this to ensure its authenticity.
    So if you lost one in the war would your word only be half as good?

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    It seems to be more myth than anything. I think it's coming from the fact that only adult men were allowed to make a statement in court, only grow men have testicles, which they may or may not have been required to show. Guy 1: "Can he make a statement" Guy 2: "Yup, he's shown me the boys, he's been testified"
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    Quote Originally Posted by justyouraveragecavemen View Post
    It seems to be more myth than anything. I think it's coming from the fact that only adult men were allowed to make a statement in court, only grow men have testicles, which they may or may not have been required to show. Guy 1: "Can he make a statement" Guy 2: "Yup, he's shown me the boys, he's been testified"
    only grown men have testicles? Really? Yeah, about that buddy....

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    There is an etymological link between testicles and testimony/testament, but there is no reference to the notion of cupping jewels when speaking truth. If the online source's surmise is correct, Booter may actually be closer to the truth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canio6 View Post
    only grown men have testicles? Really? Yeah, about that buddy....
    All males have a jewel bag, but the testicular glands themselves "drop" during puberty, yo.
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