[Loch-Ruadh] Historical trivia

George & Pamela sidhe01 at swbell.net
Wed Feb 20 21:09:34 PST 2002

Lady Bice

The story is true,  That is exactly how the term "freeze the balls off a
brass monkey" came about.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Harper" <bice.pietro at charter.net>
To: <loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 10:05 PM
Subject: Re: [Loch-Ruadh] Historical trivia

At 09:13 PM 2/19/2002 -0600, you wrote:
>I don't know how true this is but I read this in a Primitive Archer
>I subscribe to.
>  Thus, it
>was quite literally, "cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey".
>     A little military trivia that you always thought meant something else

I had read this somewhere before and had forgotten about it.  It sounds
like something that is probably true, to me.  Thanks for the reminder.


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