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The Hairy Hands

TeachTeach Your TeacherHomePosts: 10,051 mod
During a news report, the presenter mentioned a legend from Devon - the hairy hands.

The Hairy Hands is a ghost story/legend that built up around a stretch of road in Dartmoor in the English county of Devon, which was purported to have seen an unusually high number of motor vehicle accidents during the early 20th century.

According to the story, the Hairy Hands are a pair of disembodied hands that appear suddenly, and grab the steering wheel of a moving car or the handlebars of a motorcycle, and then force the victim off the road.

Can you imagine trying to tell your insurance company?

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  • mheredgemheredge Posts: 39,078 ✭✭✭✭

  • GemmaRowlandsGemmaRowlands Moderator Posts: 9,710 mod
    I think that is a very scary thing to imagine, but there are lots of myths and legends around that part of the country that have become famous over the years.
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