Hangman's noose - Factbites
 Where results make sense
 About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us

# Topic: Hangman's noose

Note: these results are not from the primary (high quality) database.

###### In the News (Mon 22 Apr 19)

 Black firefighter finds noose in Brooklyn firehouse Johnny Brewington, president of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters said incidents such as the hangman’s noose in New York City are not isolated to one fire station or one city. NEW YORK (FinalCall.com) - A New York City Black fireman told reporters at a February 10th press conference that the black hangman’s noose, which he held up for them to see, was placed near his gear in a firehouse in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. In a letter to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg concerning the ‘hangman’s noose,’ Mr. www.finalcall.com /artman/publish/article_1827.shtml   (674 words)

 Mathematics: knot-hangmans-noose-black-backdrop-18mm- knot hangmans noose black backdrop orange nylon rope 1 AJHD.jpg (Mathematics) (Mathematics: knot hangmans noose black backdrop 18mm manila) Download knot hangmans noose black backdrop 18mm manila 1 AJHD.jpg gallery.hd.org /_c/maths/knot-hangmans-noose-black-backdrop-18mm-manila-1-AJHD.jpg.html?sessionVar=spider&sessionVarLiteUI=true   (146 words)

 BladeForums.com: The Leading Edge of Knife Discussion - Lanyard tying Normally I’d use a hangman’s noose, but the eviscerated paracord doesn’t seem to have sufficient structural integrity to support this kind of knotwithout the central fibers, the cord tends to collapse and lie flat. What I've found so far, is that there is a knot similar to a hangmans noose which may work out better...I'm trying to find a site online (I know its out there) that has this. I was mostly going to say that I've had the most success doing a hangmans noose. www.bladeforums.com /forums/printthread.php?t=192810   (1625 words)

 Noose at Office Prompts Fight, Probe Carrasco, a 67-year-old Mexican American born in Iowa, said he did not mean to offend anyone and had no idea that a hangman's noose is a nefarious symbol. In the federal government's metal shop in Northeast Washington, where parts and pieces are forged and fixed for such places as the White House, the first black supervisor to run the operation came to work one day to find a hangman's noose on his door. Melson, a shop employee for 10 years and its first black supervisor, said the noose was the most graphic manifestation of racial tension he has felt among the workforce, which is almost evenly split along racial lines. www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/19/AR2005081901649.html   (564 words)

 INDCJournal: Mouth Agog, GOP Watches DNC Take Rope ... I thought there are 13 loops in a true hangmans noose. In many states, making an actual hangmans' knot and having it in your possession would getyou jailed-'cuz it is considered a deadly weapon-just like an executioners' sword-trivia, but not trivial...Retired AF and a Texan... Posted by: Steve Bellofatto at September 20, 2004 10:46 PM Actually, the wrap count for this NOOSE would be 8-and that's good. www.indcjournal.com /archives/000972.php   (1529 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: The Hangman One reason The Hangman struck fear into the hearts of his foes was the gallows and noose he often projected in shadow form to herald his arrival. The Hangman was Bob Dickering, whose brother, John, was a minor superhero called The Comet. The artist most associated with The Hangman is Bob Fujitani, whose credits range from Holyoke Comics' Cat-Man to Gold Key's Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom. www.toonopedia.com /hangman.htm   (701 words)

 noose The noose, also known as the "death" or "hangman's" knot is a very dangerous and lethal knot that is quite effective in killing a person instantly. The noose may not seem like a big element of foreshadowing to one who has little knowledge about the construction of a noose, but in actuality it is one of the leading elements that can tell the reader that most of Part III is a dream. The key to the noose is placing it to either side of the neck so the coils are near the ear. www.wiu.edu /users/mueaw4/project/noose.htm   (272 words)

 Hangman's Noose The Hangman's Noose can also be used as a means to put extra mass at the end of a rope to aid in throwing a line. Don't use the noose itself, but rather run the standing part of the rope through the noose to form a running loop. You don't have to be an executioner to appreciate this noose. www.geocities.com /roo_two/hangmansnoose.html   (269 words)

 Noose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For a noose capable of resisting attempts to loosen it, see Hangman's knot. If looking for a noose, such as used for hanging please see the link at the top of this article going to the Hangmans Knot. This article is about the simple slip-knot, sometimes known as a noose. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Noose   (117 words)

 Tampabay: Police put USF noose incident to rest The uproar began last week when a resident at Magnolia Hall, a residence hall on campus, saw what appeared to be a hangman's noose fashioned from rope hanging from a nearby tree and called campus police. And, much to the relief of University of South Florida officials, the man who tied it says it wasn't meant to be a noose at all and carried no racial intentions. After causing an uproar at the university, a student says he tied a sailing knot, not a noose, and meant no harm. www.sptimes.com /2004/02/14/Tampabay/Police_put_USF_noose_.shtml   (435 words)

 VirtueOnline-News - Exclusives - CONNECTICUT: Noose Tightens Around ECUSA & Revisionist Diocesan Bishop Whatever decision the archbishop makes, the Episcopal Church has made its decision, and it is looking up at noose thrown over a tree branch waiting for the hangman to pull the lever and lower the corpse into an ecclesiastical graveyard. And to tighten the noose from within, The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth has appealed to the Archbishop of Canterbury's Panel of Reference for assistance in its dispute with the Episcopal Church over the ordination of women to the priesthood and episcopate. Slowly but surely the noose of orthodoxy is tightening around the neck of the revisionist Episcopal Church, its dioceses and bishops. www.virtueonline.org /portal/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2819   (4866 words)

 Death/hangmans knot >My dad insists that a Hangmans noose has to have at least 13 turns/coils in There are several knots recommended for this purpose, and there are several variations of the one gien here that may be found in the chapter on Nooses. But this knot of eight turns appears to be the standard one, and it may be counted upon to draw up smoothly and snugly when it fulfills its office. tafkac.org /death/hangmans_knot.html   (459 words)

 Slip knot how to tie the new Uni Knot The hangmans knot can then be cats pawed to a clip or swivel and the noose tightened. This knot can be tied as a double uni knot or a uni to uni knot the same as a conventional uniknot. This saltwater fishing knot is very similar to a conventional uni knot but it has the advantage that it can be pulled up around an expanded hand to form a stable slip knot. www.fishingkites.co.nz /fishingknots/newuni_fishing_knots.html   (470 words)

 Michael Jackson Discussion - View Single Post - Sneddon had traveled to Australia for alleged victims The "noose" is tightening and yes, the kind of "knot" is the Hangmans knot!!!! He has been thrown enough rope and yes, he is using it!!! www.mjnewsonline.com /board/showpost.php?p=174827&postcount=25   (62 words)

 how to tie a hangmans knot Resources Learn to tie some of the most popular fishing knots including the hangmans knot, blood knot, spider hitch and others. 1 a loop with a running knot, tightening as the rope or wire is.....noose lyric.. Additional How To Tie A Hangmans Knot Resources www.shop-usa.info /directory/how-to-tie-a-hangmans-knot.html   (239 words)

 Noose - Unipedia For a noose capable of resisting attempts to loosen it, see Hangman's knot If looking for a noose, such as used for hanging please see the link at the top of this article going to the Hangmans Knot This article is about the simple slip-knot, sometimes known as a noose. www.unipedia.info /Noose.html   (134 words)

 Zinos.com - eZine digest and database As part of his proof, Robb pointed to Allen’s history of opposing civil rights laws, support for the creation of "Confederate History and Heritage Month", and display of a confederate flag in his home and a hangman's noose at his law office. But if Allen is allowed to show off his noose and rebel flag without fear of prosecution--or even harsh criticism for that matter-- then he suddenly and unwittingly becomes the poster child for those who wish to burn crosses to state their political beliefs, however unpopular those beliefs may be. Senator Allen, a self-described history buff, was emphatic in denying he meant any harm by the display of a noose or Confederate flag, even if many people find it deeply disturbing. zinos.com /f/z/scan/se=AR006039/sp=view_article/rs=yes/go.html   (1411 words)

 Biblio: Strong Poison by Sayers, Dorothy L: Details Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knows all about poisons, and when her fiance dies in a manner described in one of her books, a jury of her peers think a hangman's noose is the answer. Mystery novelist Harriet Vane knew all about poisons, and when her fiancee died in the manner prescribed in one of her books, a jury of her peers had a hangman's noose in mind. But Lord Peter Wimsey was determined to find her innocent -- as determined as he was to make her his wife. www.biblio.com /books/isbnnu/12114838.html   (266 words)

 Tying Knots Roper's Knots Page: Instruction Pages - brief illustrated guides on how to tie knots, including such knots as the bowline, bowstring, carrick-bend, constrictor, Flemish eight, hangman's knot and more, overhand-knot, reef-knot, sheet-bend, the noose, the running bowline, timber hitch, true-lover's knot and more The Lehigh Group - Knots - a brief guide to useful & popular marine knots, including hangman's, scaffold, gallows, fisherman's bend, sheet bend, surgeon's, timber hitch, fisherman's, figure eigh, clove hitch and reef knots The Rope People: Animated Knots - animated guides on how to tie common knots, hitches, occupational kots, specialist knots and general knots, including the constrictor knot, figure eight knot, granny knot, half hitch, lobster bouy hitch, reef knot, slippery hitch, thumb knot, two half hitches, weavers knot and more www.brassmein.com /tech/knots.htm   (266 words)

 Knots It is also the recommended knot to prevent a noose line from snapping (see the three points of failure in the description of a Hangman's Noose). This knot will hold tight while under a fair amounts of pressure, but the size of the loop can still be altered by hand without re-tying. There are several interesting variants on this knot including the quick-release Sheetbend with a Bight, the stronger Double Sheetbend (good for drastically different sized lines), and the One-Way Sheetbend (useful for wiring). www.divinentd.com /nils/knots.html   (478 words)

 The Thuggee In many instances, their final request from the hangman was that they be permitted to place the noose around their own neck. According to Thuggee beliefs, the goddess Kali taught the fathers of thuggery to strangle with a noose and to kill without permitting the flow of blood. The Thuggee had their female counterparts in a secret sect of Tantrists who held that it was only by a constant indulgence in passion that a human could ever achieve total union with Kali. www.unexplainedstuff.com /Secret-Societies/The-Thuggee.html   (1279 words)

 Knots It is also the recommended knot to prevent a noose line from snapping (see the three points of failure in the description of a Hangman's Noose). There are several interesting variants on this knot including the quick-release Sheetbend with a Bight, the stronger Double Sheetbend (good for drastically different sized lines), and the One-Way Sheetbend (useful for wiring). This knot will hold tight while under a fair amounts of pressure, but the size of the loop can still be altered by hand without re-tying. www.divinentd.com /nils/knots.html   (478 words)

 Hanging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Early methods of hanging simply involved a hangman's noose on a rope placed around the victim's neck, with the loose end thrown over or tied to a tree branch; the hangman then drew up the criminal, who slowly strangled. Hanging is the common method of execution in capital punishment cases in Japan, although the punishment is rarely executed. Hanging has historically been the method of execution used for common criminals; in feudal England, for example, peasants were usually hanged for crimes, while the nobility were usually beheaded. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hanging   (2110 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hanged Early methods of hanging simply involved a hangman's noose on a rope placed around the victim's neck, with the loose end thrown over or tied to a tree branch; the hangman then drew up the criminal, who slowly strangled. A recent case of capital punishment by hanging is that of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, who was convicted of the 1990 murder and rape of a 14 year old girl in Kolkata in India. Hanging is a form of capital punishment or execution, or a method for suicide. www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hanged   (1311 words)

 The English hangmen He realised that if the prisoner was to be given a drop of six to ten feet depending upon his weight and with the noose correctly positioned death would be "nearly instantaneous" due to the neck being broken. He was duly appointed as official hangman by the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, replacing Calcraft and received a retainer of £20.00 per annum plus £10.00 for each execution but unlike Calcraft got no actual salary. Calcraft was the official hangman at Newgate and also carried out floggings inside that prison. www.richard.clark32.btinternet.co.uk /hangmen.html   (1311 words)

 Hanging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Early methods of hanging simply involved a hangman's noose on a rope placed around the victim's neck, with the loose end thrown over or tied to a tree branch; the hangman then drew up the criminal, who slowly strangled. Records of the names of British hangmen begin with in the 1360s; complete records extend from the 1500s to the last hangmen, Robert Leslie Stewart and Harry Allen, who conducted the last British executions in 1964. As a form of judicial execution in England, hanging is thought to date from the Saxon period, circa AD 400. www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Hanging   (1311 words)

 Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Message Boards: The Whitechapel Road Mystery and Murder Hayes was literally burned alive at her execution (the hangman dropped the noose to garrotte her due to the heat and flames, so she was literally burned alive). 1761- Theodore Gardelle, a Swiss-born miniature portrait painter, attacked his landlady intending either to rob or rape her, and killed her to stop her screams. He began to cut up the body, in order to burn it in the fireplace, but the odor and the smoke attracted attention. www.casebook.org /forum/messages/4920/14661.html   (5480 words)

 Deacon Brodie Another story has it that he paid the hangman to slip the noose around small hooks attached to a harness which would give the very vivid impression of being hanged, but would actually do little harm. Brodie was the son of a well-known cabinetmaker, and even though he inherited a great sum of money upon his father's death (as well as his highly respected business), he could not keep a dark side of his nature from rearing its desilute head. On October 1st, 1788, Deacon William Brodie and George Smith were put to death before a crowd estimated at over 40 thousand. www.sawneybean.com /horrors/DeaconBrodie.htm   (5480 words)

 Deacon Brodie Another story has it that he paid the hangman to slip the noose around small hooks attached to a harness which would give the very vivid impression of being hanged, but would actually do little harm. Deacon Brodie had it "made" as it were, moving easily among the gentry during the day, and exalting in criminal escapades at night. Brodie was the son of a well-known cabinetmaker, and even though he inherited a great sum of money upon his father's death (as well as his highly respected business), he could not keep a dark side of his nature from rearing its desilute head. www.sawneybean.com /horrors/DeaconBrodie.htm   (5480 words)

 Deacon Brodie Another story has it that he paid the hangman to slip the noose around small hooks attached to a harness which would give the very vivid impression of being hanged, but would actually do little harm. Brodie was the son of a well-known cabinetmaker, and even though he inherited a great sum of money upon his father's death (as well as his highly respected business), he could not keep a dark side of his nature from rearing its desilute head. Deacon Brodie had it "made" as it were, moving easily among the gentry during the day, and exalting in criminal escapades at night. www.sawneybean.com /horrors/DeaconBrodie.htm   (980 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.