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    Default Article 1897, Human skin razor strop.

    An article from 1897, some medical students finding in making a razor strop from human skin.


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    whoah! eBay?

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    This all sounds so Nazi-ish. Probably would work good, just a bit creepy for me.

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    So ... How long does it take for skin to grow back?
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    And some people say our news media has gotten worse. What paper did this come from?

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    Nyeh. I'll just stick to my 'roo hide. I reckon it'd be superior. Them fulla's just never knew about it at the time, too busy playing with their 'stiffs' I suppose


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    That article wasn't from April 1st 1897, was it Martin?

    Loved it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil Miller View Post
    That article wasn't from April 1st 1897, was it Martin?
    Neil, That article does come up in various newspaper but no specific date other then 1897. There are other example as well like this one.
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    Sounds like a loving wife to me always thinking of her husband passion for razors.........
    Are you looking for new strop material?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin103 View Post
    Sounds like a loving wife to me always thinking of her husband passion for razors.........
    Are you looking for new strop material?
    I wasn't, but having read that you never know - maybe ma-in-law: she would be good for a few hundred, I reckon! Have to find a way to get the wrinkles out, though....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil Miller View Post
    I wasn't, but having read that you never know - maybe ma-in-law: she would be good for a few hundred, I reckon! Have to find a way to get the wrinkles out, though....

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    So why did you ask about the specific date?
    Dont let your swmbo look at that last post you may end up with two bum legs......
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