Hysterical History

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Challenge #03356-I068: Not Only That, But You Get...

Goods, chattels and cash, that a bride 'Came with'. What if this practice applied to Both partners to a marriage. (reading fun A Civil Campaign scene). -- KnitNan

The bride's family pays the groom's family to take her? That seems wrong. -- a slice of wisdom from ancient times.

For centuries, marriage was a fiduciary transaction. One half of the proposed relationship had a minimal say in the proceedings. One family was purchasing use of the uterus, and the other side was attempting to sell the rest of the person. Of the two parts of the deal, the latter portion involved the greatest transaction.

Then, one couple decided to hell with all of that.

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Challenge #03184-H275: Twinkle Twinkle

A young individual is learning to sail and decided to sneak off to practice their lessons in the harbor alone. They are blown out to sea due to a sudden squall and now must remember how to navigate to get back to the harbor and safety. -- Anon Guest

Could'a, Would'a, Should'a was going to kill her. She could'a stayed home. She should'a listened to Old Terry, who could predict the weather by his knees. If she would'a taken along a compass,

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