Tag Archives: Salem Witch Trials

ON THIS DAY: October 12, 2016

October 12th is World Arthritis Day * Emergency Nurses Day * Free Thought Day * National Fossil Day * U.N. Spanish Language Day * International Top Spinning Day ____________________________________________________________ MORE! Salem Witch Trials, Raincoats and Jesus Christ Superstar, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 19, 2016

August 19th is National Aviation Day * ∞ International Orangutan Day ∞ U.N. World Humanitarian Day * World Photography Day National Hot and Spicy Food Day ____________________________________________________________ WORLD FESTIVALS AND NATIONAL HOLIDAYS Afghanistan – Independence Day Australia –Borroloola Show Day … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: CHORTLE

by Nona Blyth Cloud As an antidote to all the preliminary Primary Screaming dominating the news, I highly recommend Sarah Vowell’s wonderful books, which are a combination of Tours of Historical Sites, Vowell’s Interactions with her Family and Others, and … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Mass Hysteria: The Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and the United States Post 9/11

By Elaine Magliaro The first post that I wrote for Res Ipsa Loquitor as a guest blogger in 2010 was about Giles Corey. Corey, an elderly man, was a victim of the Salem witch hysteria. He was executed–not by hanging…but by … Continue reading

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