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JPJ
28th Mar 2002, 14:23
Just a little oddity from the courts:. .. .If you appear before magistrates today and they send you inside for seven days you will be released this afternoon. That is because half the sentence is served, the half day is disregarded, and prisons do not release on weekends or Bank Holidays.. .. .So if you feel like telling your local Bench what you think of them today's the day. Unless, of course, they have a sense of humour failure and make it fourteen days. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />

tony draper
28th Mar 2002, 16:43
Gorra set of Maunday coins I have.

Big Tudor
28th Mar 2002, 16:51
Didn't realise you were that old drapes! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />

tony draper
28th Mar 2002, 16:58
Na found em in a box when we cleared me old uncles gear away after he died.. .In a little velvet lined leather case they is.

Big Tudor
28th Mar 2002, 17:05
Remember reading somewhere that the amount of money HRH gives out is related to her age. Is that right or should I change my reading material?

PilotsPal
28th Mar 2002, 18:16
Big Tudor. .. .You're right.. .. .tony. .. .What year are the coins?

BlueDiamond
28th Mar 2002, 19:39
Does anyone know the meaning or origin of the title "Maundy"?. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="confused.gif" />

Lima Tambo
28th Mar 2002, 19:55
I don't like Maundy's. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

gyrohead
28th Mar 2002, 20:00
Tell me why? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="biggrin.gif" />

tony draper
28th Mar 2002, 20:06
I think the coins are dated 1883,not sure the box is next door and they'er out.

Tartan Gannet
29th Mar 2002, 01:18
I think Maundy is from the Latin. I do know that the Pope washes the feet of 12 of the congregation during the Maundy Thursday service at St Peters and in some High Anglican Churches the Vicar does likewise, selecting 12 of the Congregation to represent the 12 Apostles, as Christ did at the Last Supper. This is called the Mandatum I believe.. .. .Im sure the both the Latin Scholars and the RCs out there will correct me if Im wrong.. .. .A Happy Easter to you all from . .TG <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="smile.gif" />

ORAC
29th Mar 2002, 01:47
Maundy Thursday, from Old French mandé, . .. .from the old Latin name for the day, "Dies Mandatum," i.e. "the day of the new commandment.". . . .from Jesus' words in John 13:34. "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another".

the_anti_christ
29th Mar 2002, 10:38
And I thought I would never get the chance to post again, but here we are discussing the horror of horrors, religion.