Say what?!

18 Fev 2019       ILC Leiria

Have you ever heard the expression “I was saved by the bell”?

According to some, in old, small villages, local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave.

When re-opening these coffins, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside, and they realized they had been burying people alive.

So, they would tie a string on the wrist of the corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell.

Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night to listen for the bell.

Thus, someone could be ‘saved by the bell! 

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