posted on Oct, 19 2005 @ 09:59 AM
As the civilized world now knows, MASCARA
is the only known antidote to the evil eye often associated
with gypsies, sorcerers and other men of "light."
Kohl, history's first mascara, was a chemical base of the metal antimony prepared by Egyptian soothsayers specifically for men. Women were on their
own until T.L Williams invented Maybelline
(named for a combination of his sister Mabel and Vaseline) to creep
out the light men.
And though sports enthusiasts to this day may tell you darkly painted circles around the eyes absorb sunlight and minimize reflections, that's not
why they do it. It's the gypsies.
Learned men claim that if you're a gypsie (or man of "light") the only known antidote to the antidote comes from one place.
I'd go as quickly as possible and seek the man in the yellow hat.
corroberates much of the lore, adding "the word mascara derives from the Arabic maskhara meaning