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WAWIBF... Curses

15 July 2006

Mary Whitehouse wrote that if there was one thing she really couldn't stand, it was the expression 'Jesus fucking Christ'. Although she used asterisks obviously. At least six. But you can understand where she was coming from. Especially if, like Mary Whitehouse, you're a sex-fearing Christophile. However, our story today has nothing to do with that kind of cursing. We mention it now merely in the hope that Mary, wherever she is, is listening. Listening whilst she simmers away for eternity in a great big vat of Satan's dirty black seed.

No, our story concerns 33-year-old psychic healer, Sister Grace, who was this week jailed for extorting vast amounts of cash from idiots. In 2003, Gina Stevenson handed out flyers in Leicester town centre offering her services as Sister Grace. When the saps came calling, she convinced two of them, somehow, that she'd placed a deadly curse on them and their families, which only large amounts of money could remove. One woman was so convinced of Stevenson's power that she coughed up almost 50,000. Another man seven grand. Some people eh?

Incidentally, if you're reading this, we have bad news. We embedded a fatal curse, rather like a virus but fatal, and a curse, in the body of this email. Sorry. One in the html too. You have a week to send us your life savings, else you will die.

You and Zidane's mother.

And you don't want that hanging over your head.



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