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Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,107
Posted By Pcdunn
So Mike lies and cofabulates truth and reality...

So Mike lies and cofabulates truth and reality with what he wishes had happened or would happen.
No problem with that. He strikes me as a true rascal at the least, and a con man at the most.

So he...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Pcdunn
"Recites (presumably receipts) for the...

"Recites (presumably receipts) for the watch" -- are we ignoring this little tidbit? He had them, promised them to her... Are we to assume she paid for the engraving on the watch?!

Or just more lies?
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-23-2018, 10:17 PM
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Views: 665
Posted By Pcdunn
Very interesting. Following Mr. Barrett through...

Very interesting. Following Mr. Barrett through the maze of his answers is nearly as tiring as reading an interview with President Trump.

Mixing up "subsequently" with "previously" is also a rather...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-23-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By Pcdunn
Very funny news story over here! if he can't pay...

Very funny news story over here! if he can't pay rent or doesn't have an income, how is he paying for a lawyer?! Public defender? What a stupid son!
Forum: Pub Talk 05-23-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By Pcdunn
Yes, it is called "Hunting Hitler" and...

Yes, it is called "Hunting Hitler" and I did watch one episode in which they discovered a bunch of Germans in Argentina, I think, who recalled attending their own school with Nazi flags on the walls....
Forum: Pub Talk 05-23-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By Pcdunn
This link states that "It is believed early...

This link states that "It is believed early Roman law was rooted in Etruscan religion, relying on ritual." http://www.crystalinks.com/romelaw.html

I had several search hits for "Etruscan judicial...
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-22-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By Pcdunn
Interesting question. I haven't read a great...

Interesting question.
I haven't read a great deal of true crime (tend to prefer watching documentary films on television), but I do recall "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larsen which would be...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-22-2018, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Well, they're not far from Russia, after all....

Well, they're not far from Russia, after all. Besides, the Swedes are practical people, and like to be prepared...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-21-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Pcdunn
Ah, well, I waste a lot of time watching...

Ah, well, I waste a lot of time watching Livestreams of cats and their kittens lately... It is better than listening to the news...

Here is another fascinating article from Atlas...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-21-2018, 12:14 AM
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Views: 104
Posted By Pcdunn
Actor Joseph Campanella has passed away

http://variety.com/2018/film/obituaries-people-news/joseph-campanella-dead-dies-1202812936/

A very familiar face on American television and in movies of my youth in the Sixties and later. Rest in...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-20-2018, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Did a search for Prof. David...

Did a search for Prof. David...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-20-2018, 04:51 PM
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Views: 206
Posted By Pcdunn
Geese can be large and fierce if bothered, though...

Geese can be large and fierce if bothered, though the ones I've encountered in the Rocky Mountain suburbs are usually calm and acclimated to people passing by. I wonder if the golfer had hit a ball...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-19-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Pcdunn
peg&pie, ah, I see what you're saying... Yes,...

peg&pie, ah, I see what you're saying... Yes, that is possible, too. They could have copied the crazy writing that seems more genuine, and made up the rest to surround it.
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-18-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Pcdunn
This is an interesting idea, ElizaB. I agree that...

This is an interesting idea, ElizaB. I agree that there are very emotional passages in the diary that seem to have been written by an agitated Victorian man. I'm also struck by the passages where he...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-18-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Pcdunn
Hello, Mr. Wilson, you're welcome, and I'm very...

Hello, Mr. Wilson, you're welcome, and I'm very glad you enjoyed the article and the website.

I thought some of the photos were very evocative of the period, too.

I'm a librarian, and love to pick...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-16-2018, 11:01 PM
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Views: 3,451
Posted By Pcdunn
Huh, very interesting. I've been trying for some...

Huh, very interesting. I've been trying for some time to determine if the handwriting seen in the diary resembled that of either of the Barretts, and came away with the vague idea that it doesn't...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-16-2018, 10:46 PM
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Views: 8,483
Posted By Pcdunn
Trump's change of heart towards the Chinese phone...

Trump's change of heart towards the Chinese phone company may be tied to his own business project for a resort in Indonesia, to which the Chinese government has loaned money. It is now in his best...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-16-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Pcdunn
Hole punched photos of Great Deression

Interesting article about the photo editor for the U.S. government project of depicting the breath and width of the economic depression in the Thirties, particularly in rural areas.
He hole-punched...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-12-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Pcdunn
Fascinating article. Very interesting and...

Fascinating article. Very interesting and informative. I recognize several from debates on Casebook and other forums.
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-07-2018, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
I am sure that I have come across a passage using...

I am sure that I have come across a passage using "mayhem" in the older sense of causing physical harm, written by Mark Twain, in his newspaper days of the mid-nineteenth century.
Circa late 1860s to...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-04-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By Pcdunn
Beagles are cute, like exercise, and bark...

Beagles are cute, like exercise, and bark sonorously.

If husbands would just behave themselves, wives wouldn't find it necessary to "Yap" at them, methinks.
Forum: Pub Talk 05-04-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,861
Posted By Pcdunn
I think one sock of every pair of mine disappears...

I think one sock of every pair of mine disappears into a black hole about three weeks after purchase and first wearing. It's annoying to have to spend time looking for a pair with two matching socks.
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-24-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,684
Posted By Pcdunn
That's very interesting, David. The last two...

That's very interesting, David. The last two examples were the ones I was thinking seemed the most emotional. I suppose I meant by "hastily written" done without much forethought, rather than...
Forum: Witnesses 04-24-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,159
Posted By Pcdunn
Interesting. He might have been starting to go...

Interesting. He might have been starting to go blind when he was discharged, too. His face in that photo is fascinating, with such deep-set eyes, only open a slit. Depending on his age at that time,...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-24-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By Pcdunn
Probably smellier, too, with the Thames being so...

Probably smellier, too, with the Thames being so close.

Remember the Great Stink of 1858?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Stink

Sometimes it takes a sewer engineer to make a city civilized.
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