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Re: Elf-arrows and Shakespeare
Poster: "H L. Falls" <email@example.com>
> Poster: "Michael Jeffrey Looney" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >I think there are also refernces to it in
> Germany and related places. Most of the reference I've ever seen come out
> of Scandinavia.<
> I've heard of it mostly just in the German contexts, but in the German lores, when someone was shot by the elfshot, didn't they get a fever and die from what seemed like a terrable flu or something like that?
> (who isn't the best at remembering)
Vague memory (ie -- I could easily be wrong! :) has it that it
was also refered to as "elf-stroke", still more-or-less in use today
as "stroke" (rupture or obstruction of an artery of the brain).
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