Further 'facts' about life in England in the 1500's....
There was no internet, so neighbours used to communicate with
each other by sending a dog round with a message in a bone in its mouth.
Hence 'call me on the dog and bone'..... 'call me on the telephone'.
After people got married ( a ceremony done by jumping over a broomstick ),
conditions were so cramped in our 'old' and 'small' country that the
and shouting would soon start.
Hence 'the trouble and strife' ...... 'the wife'.
In those days, everyone in England thought the Bible was true.
Hence: 'Can you Adam'n' Eve it?'......'Can you believe it?'
Sent: 22 April 1999 13:38
Subject: Re: [DANIEL-L] Life in the 1500's-----
If anyone did any serious reading in social history, they would realize
more than half of that posting is laughable. Yes, times were tough, and
compared to our comfortable existence, life was really a series of
I suggest those serious in knowing every day life in this time period
Albion's Seed by David H. Fischer or the Everyday Life in Early America
Series or any of the works by Darrett Rutman. There are many, many more.
before you quote any of the previous posting as fact, do your research
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