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Mary Toft Admits That She Did Not Really Give Birth to Rabbits (1726) Options
Daemon
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Mary Toft Admits That She Did Not Really Give Birth to Rabbits (1726)

Toft, an English servant, had a bizarre 15 minutes of fame in 1726 when she convinced doctors that she had given birth to a litter of rabbits. At age 25, Toft suffered a miscarriage. About a month later, she appeared to go into labor and proceeded over the next few weeks to "birth" several animal parts along with nine baby bunnies. The episode was attributed to a fascination with rabbits that Toft had developed during her pregnancy—until it was revealed to be a hoax. How had she pulled it off? More...
Christine
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 9:53:40 AM

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REALLY?
ithink140
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 11:46:28 AM

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Well I have heard of pulling rabbits out of a hat, but...
excaelis
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 11:59:15 AM

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Mary had a little lamb,
And her gynaecologist fainted.



[edit] Mrs.Tofts' husband, Warren, was delighted...
xsmith
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 3:14:57 PM
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Contemporary tabloids would rush to print this story. Interviews with the subjects would go viral.
MTC
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013 9:29:33 PM
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I WUV A WABBIT

I wuv a wabbit
A cwazy, cwazy wabbit
Hop, hop, bunny, bunny
Hop, hop, bunny, bunny
Hop, hop, ho, ho, hop, hop.

(www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ-pZ-ujCdA)‎


Bully_rus
Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 5:54:07 AM
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Who's fathered it, the White Rabbit or the March Hare?
PS Rather Mary Tough or even Mary Stuffed.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 7:02:49 AM

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Mary had a little lamb,
she also had a bear.
I've often seen her little lamb,
but never seen her bare.
excaelis
Posted: Sunday, December 8, 2013 2:08:50 PM

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Georgy Porgy puddin' & pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry.
When the boys came out to play,
He kissed them too,
He was funny that way !


Old mother Hubbard..

You know, I think I'll just leave that one alone.
Christine
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 12:43:56 PM

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funny!!
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