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The Parish Officers Offered Her a Guinea If She Should Sink

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Pennfylvania Gazette, November 21, 1837. Who knew that the ducking of a witch waf a money-making opportunity for the principal? I'm not entirely fure we can truft that footnote explaining the origin of the idea that witchef don't fink: it ftrikef me af a bit too cute to be true. I find Monty Python'f rationale equally compelling.

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