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Forum: Witnesses Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Among immigrant/assimilated Jews, I think...

Among immigrant/assimilated Jews, I think "Lewis" was often adopted as an anglicised form of "Levi".
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
In the absence of easy ways of...

In the absence of easy ways of identifying/tracking someone down - a situation which applied in the 1880s London slums, but not to the modern world - why would a killer bother to come forward in the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
But they didn't have CCTV, good lighting,...

But they didn't have CCTV, good lighting, distinctive clothing/hairstyles, low population density, personal (identifiable) transport, fixed addresses or a close sense of community - the sorts of...
Forum: Witnesses Today, 12:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
When I grew up, Maurice was invariably pronounced...

When I grew up, Maurice was invariably pronounced "Morris" - for example, Bee Gee Maurice Gibb was "Morris" Gibb. In terms of the UK, the pronunciation of Maurice as "Mau-REECE" seems to be a more...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
Unless Lewis showed them some form of ID, I...

Unless Lewis showed them some form of ID, I daresay the press reporters were at liberty to spell his forename in whichever way they wished.
Forum: Pub Talk Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
Who says they believe they have different...

Who says they believe they have different chromosomes? Who says they want to castrate themselves?

Your prejudice and ignorance are becoming ever more apparent with every post. Scratch that - they...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 08-17-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,559
Posted By Sam Flynn
Your best bet is the arched entrance and cobbles...

Your best bet is the arched entrance and cobbles of Gunthorpe Street, which was once the way to George Yard buildings. It's only a short stretch of walkway, and not exactly the site of Tabram's...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-17-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Sam Flynn
Which reminds me in turn of this sound advice...

Which reminds me in turn of this sound advice from Spike Milligan:

When confronted by a lion
Find new underpants to try on.
Lie on the ground and keep quite still,
Pretend that you are very...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-17-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 19,292
Posted By Sam Flynn
It was either a "cry" or an...

It was either a "cry" or an "ejaculation", Josh; I chose the former, for some reason ;) Besides, I never meant that the ejaculation and the sound of something hitting the fence were simultaneous.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-17-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 48,294
Posted By Sam Flynn
I'm OK with excluding Stride, but not Eddowes....

I'm OK with excluding Stride, but not Eddowes. McKenzie neither had a uterus, kidney nor any other lower abdominal organ removed, mainly because her abdomen wasn't cut through. Indeed, her only...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-17-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
By way of analogy, a minority of people are so...

By way of analogy, a minority of people are so wired that they get very ill if they eat gluten. Should we deny them treatment, or discourage the provision of gluten-free menu items, because the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-16-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 19,292
Posted By Sam Flynn
Quite, whereas a cry of "No!" followed...

Quite, whereas a cry of "No!" followed by the noise of something falling against the fence is precisely what one might expect to have heard if someone had been attacked and killed within touching...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By Sam Flynn
The Beatles - R. Soul

The Beatles - R. Soul
Forum: Witnesses 08-16-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
A 22 year old petty thief sounds like just the...

A 22 year old petty thief sounds like just the sort of person we might expect to find playing pitch and toss in Dorset Street. Gawd pity their plight, mind you - times were hard.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not quite a case of "allowed",...

It's not quite a case of "allowed", Herlock - this is how some people feel, how they're "wired" if you like. It's not a black/white, horse/whelk thing either, rather one of which point one occupies...
Forum: Witnesses 08-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
That's closer to the mark. Dorset Street and its...

That's closer to the mark. Dorset Street and its environs were, after all, described as "vicious and semi-criminal" by Charles Booth. Perhaps Maurice/Morris Lewis was a saint among sinners, but we've...
Forum: Witnesses 08-16-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
Can't quite see a middle aged, gainfully employed...

Can't quite see a middle aged, gainfully employed head of a Jewish family playing a somewhat childish gambling game for pennies in a predominantly gentile slum.
Forum: Witnesses 08-16-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,840
Posted By Sam Flynn
The timescale worries me. In two years, he goes...

The timescale worries me. In two years, he goes from a slum dweller playing pitch and toss to become the secretary of a Trade Union? Not impossible, but it doesn't quite work for me.

Good find,...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-16-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 48,294
Posted By Sam Flynn
Eh?!!! Despite the clear difference in geography,...

Eh?!!! Despite the clear difference in geography, the disparity in the ages of the victims, and the nature of the wounds, etc? You surprise me, Frank :)
Forum: Torso Killings 08-16-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 48,294
Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not a "minutiae rabbit hole", it's...

It's not a "minutiae rabbit hole", it's merely taking things down one level, which hardly constitutes "minutiae". For example:

Level 1 - Same area
Level 2 - Opposite ends of a large city

Level 1 -...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
It seems that some people will inevitably face...

It seems that some people will inevitably face stigmatisation from some quarters, no matter how they are classified.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not about political correctness, but about...

It's not about political correctness, but about biology.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
All our brains are wired differently, but that...

All our brains are wired differently, but that doesn't make this particular kind of wiring a "mental illness". I've known a number of people who identify more with the opposite gender than their own,...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-16-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 783
Posted By Sam Flynn
Many ripperologists are interested in the 19th...

Many ripperologists are interested in the 19th century, but I didn't realise that some of them still lived there.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-15-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 48,294
Posted By Sam Flynn
He didn't mix things up, but evolved in...

He didn't mix things up, but evolved in escalating stages, each exhibiting distinct characteristics. More of a progression than a variety act.
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