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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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