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From: "Josephine Kemper" <>
Subject: Re: Newspaper Site
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:25:31 +0100
References: <003501c1e06d$9ba4a400$77737ad5@m9p3a5>


Yes, it does. Every four years, not every year as I first said. See
http://www.sparkle.co.uk/flitch/flitch_01.html
The next Dunmow Flitch Trial will be on Saturday 10th July 2004

Josi

----- Original Message -----
From: Diane Jones <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 9:51 AM
Subject: Newspaper Site


> Josi writes >From the way you have worded this message it sounds as if
you
> don 't know
> that this is a regular, annual event? The couple have to prove (God knows
> how) that they have not quarrelled with each other for the last whole
year!
> They sound thoroughly boring. I like a good argument, it's such fun making
> up!
>
> Are you serious Josi - does it still take place?
>
> Diane Jones in Trunch, Norfolk UK
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Diane Jones <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 9:18 PM
> Subject: Newspaper site
>
>
> > Thanks to Dave for the newspaper site http://www.uk.olivesoftware.com/
> from
> > The British Library. Have not found anything useful to me but quite
good
> > fun. Found an article in the Dunmow Flitch about a couple winning a
> flitch
> > of Bacon for proving their marriage was good. They were called MUNNINGS
> and
> > came from Pinner in Middx. Article dated Aug. 11th 1900
> >
> > Diane Jones Trunch, Norfolk UK
> >
> >
>
>
>


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