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Experts do not yet agree on the origin of Haggis, with some locating its birthplace as far away as Ancient Greece or Rome. Most do however concur that Haggis was not invented by the Scots and was probably brought to Scotland from Scandinavia during the early Viking age.
Yes, I'm sure all Polish nurses look like this.
Called "pomlázka" in the Czech Republic and "korbáč" in Slovakia, whipping or spanking girls is a tradition aimed at guaranteeing fertility and beauty. In other parts of the region, they throw buckets of water on females of a marriageable age.
A reasonable law or a dictatorial breach of human rights?