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Birth Control in History

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Post by LCW » Sat October 25th, 2008, 5:04 am

[quote=""Divia""]Yeah I cant be thinkin that is good. Oh I also remember in TOBG they shoved rags up there, but that was cause she was well had Mr. Monthly.[/quote]

OMG! I remember reading that and felt sympathy pains immediately. Owwie! :eek:
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Post by Ludmilla » Sat October 25th, 2008, 11:54 am

[quote=""annis""]This herb was called silphium or laserwort, and was a type of fennel.[/quote]

I've come across mentions of Silphium in several books, but I can't remember which ones. I think a few have been historical fantasy rather than straight forward historicals. Wish I could remember. That information rings a bell with me, though.

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Post by nona » Sat December 13th, 2008, 1:50 am

sheep wool soaked in vinager, how romantic.

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