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Believe it or not

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on 9 September 2013

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Believe it or not

FACT 3
In!ancient!China,!daughters!of!the!age!of!3!from!
wealthy!families!would!have!their!feet!
purposely!bound!and!broken!to!resemble!a!
lotus!flower.
BELIEVE IT

CHINESE!LILLY!SLIPPERS
At!the!age!of!3!daughters!of!wealthy!families!had!their!feet!purposely!broken!
and!bound.!The!ideal!foot!was!a!mere!3!inches!long!and!was!crushed!into!a!
shape!resembling!the!Chinese!lotus!flower.
Step 3
Step 4
In the middle ages people who committed. minor offences were forced to wear iron masks often in the form of animals.
BELIEVE IT
FACT 1
There is a man who can bounce down a flight of
stairs on his head.
BELIEVE IT

ALEXANDER PATTY
Believe It or Not Alexander Patty of Paris France, a circus acrobat, could
bounce down and up flights of stairs on his head.
FACT 2
BRANK!SHAME!MASK
In!the!middle!ages!people!who!committed!minor!offences!were!often!forced!to!
wear!iron!masks,!called!branks.!These!branks!came!in!many!shapes,!like!a!wolf!
head,!and!were!intended!to!humiliate!the!wearer!as!well!as!cause!discomfort.!
Branks!shaped!like!animals!heads!were!associated!with!specific!crimes,!in!the!
case!of!the!wolf!the!accused!was!guilty!of!theft,!typically!for!food
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