Cloths are not the sole province of archæology - my mother, born 1915,
used folded towelling held on with safety pins, which had to be washed
each night and dried out of sight of the menfolk of the family.
This in the late twenties/early thirties in the Eastwood area of
On 12 Sep 2008, at 10:30, Trevor Ogden wrote:
> "the cloths a woman uses during her period" (NIV Study Bible"), but
> other than that the verse is talking about ritual uncleaness I don't
> know what authority lies behind this. I also seem to remember a
> reference in Shakespeare, but can't place it.
Highly intelligent and well-informed people disagree on every political
issue. Therefore, intelligence and knowledge are useless for making
decisions, because if any of that stuff helped, then all the smart
would have the same opinions.
So use your "gut instinct" to make voting choices. That is exactly like
being clueless, but with the added advantage that you'll feel as if your
random vote preserved democracy.