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Debtors' Prison

See also Crime, Old-Timey.


Added by Ryan on January 26, 2008 | You Like This |


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why is prison funny? true it is ironic that if you get in debt you have to pay said debt but how can you pay said debt while in prison? ha ha ha, assholes.

me on January 26, 2008


Answer: Many of these prisons were also workhouses, where men, women, and children worked for no pay, until the it was determined they had paid their debt. Or they died.

Tim on February 29, 2008

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Correct Tim!

Gavin on November 19, 2012

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