will have flat beer & everyone will
possess the genitalia of a Barbie Doll --Reverend O
in a Beer Mug or the
Great Keg of Death.
Information is currently
being complied from the Dunn Burrow
Dig regarding the funerary
rites of the MacThoy.
Researchers have determined that some MacThoy
burial traditions were adopted from the
Probably the most famous one,
was described in the
by Ibn Fadlan in 921 C.E. A distortion of
the actual tradition to be sure. Fadlan described
a funerary service in which the widow was gang
raped, murdered and then placed alongside the body of her
husband on his funeral boat was set afire.
MacThoy Researchers have managed to sort out the
fact from the fiction.
During this time, it was common
for the males attending the funeral to offer their
condolences to the grieving
Due to the dynamics of the Clan, such an offering
would never be forced upon her, but it is possible for an onlooker to be confused
by all the goings on.
naturally segued into a drinking binge. And
considering the history of the MacThoy, it is not
surprising that something would accidentally catch
ablaze--whether a MacThoy or a piece of real
estate, it would vary according to the night in
question and the Clan members on the scene.
(It is interesting
to note that this ritual did not last long.
Oral tradition recounts accidental deaths being
staged so that certain Widows might be
"consoled." The Widows realized, and
rightly, that if this continued the pool
of potential suitors would diminish to the point
of unacceptability and thus they put a stop to
it. Undoubtedly this tradition did little
to help the Widows reputation for murdering