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Corsets were just out-of-style at its debut.

Scientists and citizens came to see the crystal, newly discovered in a Somerset cave. Cuts were freely available. Scientists brought cases to take samples to labs. Citizens used jewelers outside the gates to make fashionable pieces.

Scientists soon noticed the crystal flattened to invisibly slick at freezing and that it materialized in outside locations when the temperatures dropped. Citizens soon noticed wheels and heels slid on streets and sidewalks on the coldest days.

Every piece on Earth was thought destroyed, but it still appears every winter everywhere on roadways and walkways.

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    Drew Martyn over 3 years ago

    A lovely piece, if only the jewellery stayed intact indoors!

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    Melanie over 3 years ago

    Thank you Francis. Thank you Drew. It stays pretty warm where I live, except maybe January. I'll send some warm thoughts your way.

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    Melanie over 3 years ago

    Ha! Doktor! Too funny. That's probably safer than driving on it.

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