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what religeon is this?

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Tortington Thu 31-Jul-08 10:06:09

i see these women around own occasionally.

they are white
wear a small triangle headscarf

long dresses ala little house on the prairie.

all have v. long straight hair

its the family of triangle wearing headscarfs on the girlies that stikes me as being a religeon thing

MrsBick Thu 31-Jul-08 10:11:38

plymouth brethren (sp?)

Songbird Thu 31-Jul-08 10:12:27

yep, we've got a few plymouth brethren families round here too.

littlerach Thu 31-Jul-08 10:24:03

I went to school with some girls who were plymouth brethren.

Think they wore ribbons in their hair too, like hanging down.

Tortington Thu 31-Jul-08 14:19:04

never heard - ohhh whats that about then -

solidgoldbrass Thu 31-Jul-08 14:22:36

There's another lot that do it as well, something like Biederman Community? It's all communal living, no TV and domestic slavery for women so slipping the young girls the occasional bit of feminist literature/music magazines/coca cola is probably a very good thing to do.

MaryAnnSingleton Thu 31-Jul-08 14:23:24

Plymouth Bretheren

Blandmum Thu 31-Jul-08 14:28:27

here

Tortington Thu 31-Jul-08 14:32:33

oooh ta - can see "must wear prairie clothes" as a rule

Kewcumber Thu 31-Jul-08 14:32:53

depends where you are there's a Brudehof ciommunity in Robertsbridge East Sussex with a few otehrs scattered around. They're anabapists en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruderhof_Communities

Blandmum Thu 31-Jul-08 14:33:46

My mate is a midwife and once helped a PB woman deliver and she didn't make a sound through the whole of labour and delivery! shock

Friend said it was eerie

Kewcumber Thu 31-Jul-08 14:37:17

friedn of mine was brought up as Plymouth Brethren. Not any more.

Rhubarbstalkingarsehole Thu 31-Jul-08 14:40:46

Do you have to live in Plymouth?

I might do a new one. "Oldham Brethren"

Rules:
Must wear shell suits
Must have overkill of grease in hair
Must only ever worship at McDonalds
Must insert one swear word in every sentence
Free loving is a must
Don't get a job if you can get benefits

grin

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