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Thread #166858   Message #4016712
Posted By: Steve Gardham
01-Nov-19 - 07:02 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Rumpelstiltskin, thousands of years old?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Rumpelstiltskin, thousands of years old?
I use the phrase 'very quickly' in folkloric terms, decades rather than centuries, millennia. Multinational ship crews can soon spread the word.

I'm sure I've come across something similar recently concerning granny being put into an old people's home. I might have dreamt it!