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Old 05-31-2007, 01:08 PM   #136
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Just Us Chickens wrote
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Just Us Chickens wrote
I try not to question mannequin limbs I have a few in my house and though I make use of them as hat and jewelry racks Iím not really sure why they are there. I thought perhaps this might be the same sort of thing.

What is it called when they keep holy bones?
I think you are thinking of relics
:thumbsup: Thats it!
Would that make sense with the whole maniquine arm thing? Token Relics perhaps?
I really don't know much about the arms Irr was referring to, but I suspect they are unrelated. Relics are usually the bones, or remains of a saint. Every Catholic church has a relic buried under the place where the alter is. the Lourdes thing sounds mostly like a scam to me, but I may be wrong about their intent. I could easily envision it with a good (if misguided) intent.

But I really am continuing to post far beyond I intended and I think I'll be bowing out once again. If you are ever interested in contacting me via email to talk, I'd be more than happy.

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