the rök runestone swedish: rökstenen; ög 136 is one of the most famous runestones, featuring the longest known runic inscription in stone. it can now be seen beside the church in rök, ödeshög municipality, östergötland, sweden.it is considered the first piece of written swedish literature and thus it marks the beginning of the history of swedish literature.
breast ironing, also known as breast flattening, is the pounding and massaging of a pubescent girl's breasts, using hard or heated objects, to try to make them stop developing or disappear. the practice is typically performed by a close figure to the victim, traditionally fulfilled by a mother, grandmother, aunt, or guardian who will say she is trying to protect the from .
the new board was an organization of curb-stone brokers established in 1836 in new york city to compete with the new york stock and exchange board. the first local rival of the nyse, the new board emerged among the rough and tumble conditions of the very speculative curb-side trading during the down-turn in the market in general.
the threshing board has been traditionally pulled by mules or by oxen over the grains spread on the threshing floor. as it was moved in circles over the harvest that was spread, the stone chips or blades cut the st and the ear of wheat which remained between the threshing board and the pebbles on the ground ,.
crushing execution death by crushing or pressing is a method of execution that has a history during which the techniques used varied greatly from place to place, generally involving the placement of intense weight upon a person with the intent to kill. this form of execution is no longer sanctioned by any governing body.