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Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh
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Posted on 04/03/2014 4:24:16 AM PDT by Perdogg

There's something undeniably creepy about big, expansive libraries. The hushed whispers, the almost artificial quiet, and the smell of dusty tomes combine to create a surreal experience. But when it comes to creepy libraries, Harvard University might take the cake... you see, three of its books are bound in human skin.

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1 posted on 04/03/2014 4:24:16 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


2 posted on 04/03/2014 4:24:37 AM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

Paging Bruce Campbell.

Bruce Campbell would you please pick up the red courtesy phone?


3 posted on 04/03/2014 4:26:15 AM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: Perdogg
Signature cards on all three books contained the name, ‘Buffalo Bill’.
4 posted on 04/03/2014 4:28:49 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Perdogg

Klaatu, barada, nicto. Or something.
That’s close enough. ‘Deadites’ Ha!


5 posted on 04/03/2014 4:29:45 AM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: Antihero101607

“It’s a trick. Get an axe.”


6 posted on 04/03/2014 4:31:59 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Antihero101607

Groovy!


7 posted on 04/03/2014 4:39:00 AM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (Surf music is the naked truth)
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To: Perdogg
This is neat, but the article's title isn't honest. Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh. They didn't "discover" anything of the sort. Harvard has known this for many, many years. The Harvard article linked in this article indicates that they've known about one of the books since the 1930's.

I've read previously that this practice reached its apex during the French Revolution, when there were plenty of corpses to go around.

Also, anthropodermic bibliopegy is an awesome term. Scrabble-worthy words.

8 posted on 04/03/2014 4:44:06 AM PDT by mountainbunny (Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens” J.R.R. Tolkien)
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To: Perdogg

Written by Ed Geen?


9 posted on 04/03/2014 4:44:55 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: liberalh8ter

“It Puts The Lotion In The Basket” Castlerock Publications,
By Nivea Jurgens


10 posted on 04/03/2014 4:48:08 AM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: John O

Change that, Make it “Written by Ed Gein.”


11 posted on 04/03/2014 4:48:59 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Perdogg

This was not unheard of in days gone by: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropodermic_bibliopegy


12 posted on 04/03/2014 4:49:12 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: tumblindice

LOL


13 posted on 04/03/2014 4:49:34 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Scoutmaster; Darksheare
It's not vivisepulture, but anthropodermic bibliopegy is something else to be phobic about.
14 posted on 04/03/2014 4:51:58 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Email your grandmother!)
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To: liberalh8ter

We’ve got a kind of ‘Hannibal’s Army of Darkness’ riff going.
Groovy ...


15 posted on 04/03/2014 4:52:27 AM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: Perdogg

I guess Reader’s Digest Condensed books were originally wrapped in foreskins.

To get the full volume, simply rub the cover.


16 posted on 04/03/2014 4:53:48 AM PDT by fruser1
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To: Perdogg

Let Me be the 1st to say:

Bush’s Fault


17 posted on 04/03/2014 4:54:33 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: mabarker1

“Give me some skin Huggy Bear.”
Starskey Morgan


18 posted on 04/03/2014 4:57:08 AM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: tumblindice

Love the opportunity to reference anything Hannibal. :-)


19 posted on 04/03/2014 4:58:29 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: liberalh8ter; MinuteGal

Note the faces you can see in the skin book covers. Only takes a little imagination to see screaming faces, lol. Check it out. (See comments at end of original article at link.)


20 posted on 04/03/2014 5:05:18 AM PDT by flaglady47 (Oppressors can tyranize only w/a standing army-enslaved press-disarmed populace)
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To: Perdogg
Were these books donated by Lord Roose Bolton?

(Had to go a different direction since the Silence of the Lambs/Evil Dead references were taken)
21 posted on 04/03/2014 5:08:46 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: Perdogg

Now we know why no one remembers this soetoro freak while he was allegedly there. He was in the library.


22 posted on 04/03/2014 5:11:20 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: fruser1
That reminds me of a Rabbi I knew that did circumcisions for free. He only took tips.
23 posted on 04/03/2014 5:13:00 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: Perdogg

The Necronomicon and the Pnakotic Manuscripts come machine to mind.


24 posted on 04/03/2014 5:14:53 AM PDT by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: Perdogg

That’s probably two more than have useful information in them.


25 posted on 04/03/2014 5:14:58 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: flaglady47
Yikes! I saw human faces on both books shown full cover.

SHRIEK!

Leni

26 posted on 04/03/2014 5:16:27 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Perdogg

27 posted on 04/03/2014 5:20:23 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Perdogg
that must bring "joy" to the Marxists/FemiNAZIs.

28 posted on 04/03/2014 5:31:23 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Perdogg

Come Get Some!


29 posted on 04/03/2014 5:35:06 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Perdogg

Brings new meaning to
Necronomicon

HP Lovecraft lives


30 posted on 04/03/2014 5:36:10 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Antihero101607; Perdogg; GraceG
Eh, You can find those on Ebay.

But I hope this Book Doesn't have "Ia! Ia! Cthulhu Fhtagn" written in it.

31 posted on 04/03/2014 5:36:29 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: All

“The Joy of Cooking”
“Larousse Gastronomique”
“Mastering the Art of French Cooking”


32 posted on 04/03/2014 5:36:55 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Tax-chick; Darksheare
We've had four vivisepulture threads in 2014, so the bloom is off the rose.

I'm now setting my bieber to "anthropodermic bibliopegy."

33 posted on 04/03/2014 5:39:51 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Perdogg

“Dreams of My Father,” “The Audacity of Hope,” and “Rules for Radicals?”


34 posted on 04/03/2014 5:42:36 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: Perdogg

They should have never accepted that donation from Jeffrey Dahmer


35 posted on 04/03/2014 5:51:42 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Perdogg

Not all the books they discovered are old. The most recent one is “Tax code for conservatives” by Louis Lerner. It is a big volume and takes a pound of flesh to cover it.


36 posted on 04/03/2014 6:04:04 AM PDT by shoff (Vote Democratic it beats thinking!)
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To: mmichaels1970
“The Joy of Cooking”
“Larousse Gastronomique”
“Mastering the Art of French Cooking”


"To Serve Man"
37 posted on 04/03/2014 6:18:30 AM PDT by needmorePaine
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To: tumblindice

LOL! Flash from the past.


38 posted on 04/03/2014 6:24:53 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Scoutmaster; Darksheare

I’d say, “How often does that come up?” but I’d already said that about vivisepulture.


39 posted on 04/03/2014 6:45:02 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Email your grandmother!)
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To: All

This is hardly as bad as the concentration camp woman that collected human tattoos ...She could have read the book by the light of her human skinned lampshade ...


40 posted on 04/03/2014 7:31:12 AM PDT by uncle fenders
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To: Perdogg

What is much more creepy about Harvard is what they teach there!


41 posted on 04/03/2014 7:39:36 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: Antihero101607

hehe... first thought as well...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xAGIqVzu6k


42 posted on 04/03/2014 7:41:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: 4yearlurker

Mohel, not Rabbi.

He also had a special wallet. You could rub it and it would turn into a suitcase.


43 posted on 04/03/2014 7:45:23 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: Perdogg

If it were discovered in a private collection the owner would be thrown in jail and all his property confiscated.


44 posted on 04/03/2014 8:02:30 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: mmichaels1970
“The Joy of Cooking”
“Larousse Gastronomique”
“Mastering the Art of French Cooking”

Yikes! I just checked and all my copies are cloth bound. Same with the Pellaprat and Escoffier volumes. They must be the student editions.

45 posted on 04/03/2014 8:15:20 AM PDT by kitchen (Even the walls have ears.)
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To: mountainbunny

If you can spell “anthropodermic” with your seven scrabble letters, you’re cheating ;^).


46 posted on 04/03/2014 8:41:11 AM PDT by dangus
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To: Perdogg

There was a French general who requested that when he died, his skin would be used to create a regimental drum so he would always lead his men into battle.

It’s a wonder Patton didn’t do something like that. (Hmm, maybe he did, but his heirs tore up the request.)


47 posted on 04/03/2014 7:58:51 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Perdogg; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...
Thanks Perdogg. As long as they aren't cookbooks, or anatomy texts, I guess I'm okay.

48 posted on 04/04/2014 3:24:49 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: KC_Lion

49 posted on 04/04/2014 5:29:06 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Perdogg
Maybe it came from Edgar.


50 posted on 04/04/2014 5:56:27 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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