…Loves me, this is so, cuz the bible…

Look closely at #14. See I told you so.

This is the 1631 “Wicked Bible” — a version of the King James, in which the unfortunate printer Robert Barker and his associate, Martin Lucas, left a “not” out of the commandment against committing adultery; both were fined. Barker was later put into debtors’ prison, where he ultimately died. Wonder if he got any?


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A recovering radio addict wrestles with the written word.
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