Head binding! Ancient practice akin to foot binding.

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  1. It's to make their hats fit properly.
     
  2. I would assume it is on a par with neck rings, plates in the lip and earlobes.

    Nothing overtly religious about it AFAIK
     
  3. Now I understand why UKIP voters look the way they do.
     
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  4. Evidence of the 11th Century exodus from Aberystwyth to escape the ravages of enlightenment, civilisation and education.
     
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  5. seaweed

    seaweed LE Book Reviewer

  6. Normal for Norfolk.
     
  7. The Huns (the proper ones that is-Not Frau Merkel's lot) used to do this as well
     
  8. This has only been known about for about 400 years.....
     
  9. Well Done to CF for posting the most 'off the wall' thread I've read in a long time.
     
  10. Perhaps they were rugby players who really didn't like scrum caps
     
  11. Or born to women with clouts like a hula hoop crisp?
     
  12. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    At last! A thread for slap-heads.
     
  13. I believe it was still happening in "Siam" within the last 100 years.
     
  14. Would it alter the brains function? All that pressing bits and expanding bits, changes the physical form, but would that alter the neurol pathways and what not?