In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The calculating cruelty of these murderesses is hard to accept; they poisoned their victims slowly, watching them suffer excruciating pain over a period of six to eight days, until released by death.
- A few were martyrs, some were serial murderesses, and some were mentally unbalanced, while others were totally innocent.
- And it is why Britain's most notorious murderess, Myra Hindley, who has just died, properly stayed in prison until the end.
- The newspaper wanted to get the exclusive interview with the murderess and her family before the police could get out there and return them for trial.
- Although the book fails to provide new insights into the social construction of murderesses or the nature of Victorian society, it is worth reading, however.
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