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Autor:  Johannes
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Data:  18/DEZ/2005 5:41 PM
Assunto:  Bury the hatchet

Think Indian.  North American Indian.  The hatchet (whether made of metal or stone) was a favorite weapon.  Even a dull one could split your head open like a ripe pumpkin.  It is said that some tribes in the East had a tradition of "burying the hatch" (disposing of a weapon) as a sign they did not wish to fight.


They, North American Indians,  either buried the hatchet in the ground or in your skul, this was a sure sign that the fighting was over.


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Bury the hatchet  –  mano  15/DEZ/2005, 4:05 PM
Bury the hatchet  –  Dale/RS  15/DEZ/2005, 4:48 PM
Bury the hatchet  –  Sarah  15/DEZ/2005, 5:17 PM
Bury the hatchet  –  Tiago T.  15/DEZ/2005, 6:04 PM
Bury the hatchet  –  Dale/RS  15/DEZ/2005, 6:22 PM
Bury the hatchet  –  David  16/DEZ/2005, 10:13 AM
Bury the hatchet  –  Tiago T.  16/DEZ/2005, 11:37 AM
Bury the hatchet  –  Dale/RS  16/DEZ/2005, 12:22 PM
 Bury the hatchet  –  Johannes  18/DEZ/2005, 5:41 PM

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