June 9, 1549

On June 9, 1549, the Book of Common Prayer was adopted by the Church of England. Over the lips, through the gums, look out stomach, here it comes, was not included. All though there were sections on the begging for an earlier death than expected of a spouse, success on a test that wasn’t studied for, fatal accidents for rivals to the throne, calamities for France, Acts of God against Spain, tidal waves and ferocious storms for the Netherlands, and prayers about love for all mankind, except for Catholics.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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