Imran's remarks were followed by repeated curses
hurled at the parliament by Sheikh Rasheed, who also announced his resignation from the assembly.
Can a curse
be invoked by words, actions, or incantations?
But the curses
can be altered: When the rare blood-red moon rises, one person in the family can change his or her curse
Meanwhile, Virginia, New Mexico, Alaska, Utah, and North Dakota take the lead when it comes to "soft" curses
Many of those who use those curses
will feel more infuriated, as if they were the only ones entitled to use such words.
Among the greatest merits of the book is the fact that Kitz does not share the common view that curses
in ancient Near Eastern societies were regarded as magical or self-fulfilling wishes.
For Quiring, this structure is purposeful, a subtle addition to an argument concerning the curses
peculiar temporality in which the past and the future collapse into each other.
The Iceman Curse
In 1991, the 5,300-year old body of a murdered hunter was found in the Alps.
Two of the most well-known sports curses
have implicated the Boston Red Sox ("The Curse
of the Bambino") and the Chicago Cubs ("The Curse
of the Billy Goat").
Vivian lives in a world where fairy tale curses
Sometimes these curses
have a picture of a person bound up, sometimes even with snakes," says Hollmann.
And talking of curses
, the cancellations set singer-songwriter Julie Matthews thinking.