Mar 7, 2014

Relaxing at the Facepunch Bar & Lounge

Cord Knott didn’t know he would get a complimentary face massage at his workplace that evening, just before opening hours.

Two card-carrying experts in the art of muscular rearrangement waited for Cord in the shadows beside the front door of the bar, saying nothing to each other.

Creatures
by James M. Fenner

Have you ever wondered where the word 'thug' comes from?

Allegedly, the word entered English via Philip Meadows Taylor and his 1839 novel, Confessions of a Thuggee. The thuggees, half-real and half-colonial invention, practiced thievery and murder as service to Kali, the nocturnal, devouring aspect of the Hindu Goddess. Or so the legend goes. 

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