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Weird but real ?

  1. Apr 8, 2005 #1
    Weird but real!!??

    What exactly is 'spontaneous human combustion'?? How and why does it happen? Is it very very rare?
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  4. Apr 8, 2005 #3
    In Dickens' "Bleak House", it happened to Krook because he drank too much cheap gin. Not sure if that was a factual account. Nevertheless, I've been staying away from gin ever since I read that. You just can't be too careful. A little sip of Bombay Sapphire shouldn't hurt once in a while, though. They use only the finest botanicals. :biggrin:
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    Check out the skeptecism & debunking section. There was a thread about it a while ago.
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