THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

ucam15025 July ~ All Spanish children grow up to fear the Stabby Angel of Murcia. In the nursery they are taught that angels exist (in the instances of loss of milk teeth or infant mortality) and are persuaded that these beings are benign and protective. Not the Stabby Angel of Murcia, though. There was a rhyme that old Spanish women would recite to children who were misbehaving beneath their window: "You young goats who laugh and chatter, the stab angel will have you." It wasn't a rhyme, actually. More of a saying. Read more

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