GEOG 102 Ch.4 Culture

Each army chooses a big one the strongest person this

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Unformatted text preview: ows and doors for the start of the scrum at 4.30 p.m. The ball is thrown to the crowd from the market square the objective to carry it into either the town or country goals set some two miles apart or if this is not possible the ball may be carried over the Parish boundary . At 8.00 p.m. a winner returns to declare a win for Town or Country.” “Players are divided into two teams or "armies". Each "army" chooses a "big one" -- the strongest person. This person throws a wooden wheel or a heavy round stone towards another "army". The other "army" is supposed to stop it as fast as possible and reverse its direction. The game is won when the line is crossed on one of the sides.” Sources: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cornwall/ball/corn.htm; http://www.belarusguide.com/culture1/holidays/games.html 3 19 20 Folk Beliefs Folk Beliefs: Relocation Diffusion The Swiss answer the question: "Where do babies come from?" The Amish – originally a Swiss Mennonite group – have a distinctiv...
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