History column: Fear of unknown cause...

History column: Fear of unknown caused many to be weary of gypsies

There are 1 comment on the St. Cloud Times Online story from Dec 27, 2009, titled History column: Fear of unknown caused many to be weary of gypsies. In it, St. Cloud Times Online reports that:

Early settlers were often frightened by unusual-looking, nomadic people who sometimes appeared in towns or on farms looking for work or having something to sell.

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erik

Forest, Australia

#1 Mar 12, 2010
what about the fear of KNOWING them too well ?
Just ask the italians how they feel about these leeches ?

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