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17781RE: [mythsoc] Spanish or Scotch Boots

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  • Oberhelman, D
    Feb 7, 2007
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      Goethe's line is "In spanische Stiefeln eingeschn├╝rt," the Spanish boots used in torture. The Scotchcast boot today is a fiberglass boot used in the treatment of foot ulcers (it's fitted around lesions in the foot in diabetic patients, etc.).

      David D. Oberhelman
      Associate Professor
      Humanities-Social Sciences Division
      Oklahoma State University Library
      Stillwater, OK 74078
      Phone: (405) 744-9773 Fax: (405) 744-7579
      Email: d.oberhelman@...

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      From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com on behalf of jack@...
      Sent: Wed 2/7/2007 12:45 PM
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      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Spanish or Scotch Boots

      "All your empirics could never do the like cure upon the gout as the
      rack in England or your Scotch boots."-Marston: The Malcontent._

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