Why is Harvard putting puritans in the stocks? – BBC News

Source: Why is Harvard putting puritans in the stocks? – BBC News

It’s a pity the BBC doesn’t know the difference between the stocks and a pillory, don’t these people watch QI?

This is a stock or the stocks –

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Where as this is a pillory –

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Oi! BBC, sort it!

Source: Why is Harvard putting puritans in the stocks? – BBC News

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