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Summary Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF characters æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 8 Download Er all who would ever think to bring back Fox Tossing a popular sport for men and women in 18th century Germany As the name suggests it would involve dozens of couples pairing up and standing 20 25 feet apart in an enclosed field each holding one end of a net and then they would pull hard at both ends as the fox ran past sending it flying high into the air There are many other sports revealed within these pages that are unlikely ever to make an appearance on Sky Sport. A charming dippable trawl through some of the sports and games that time forgot the author writes well and has uncovered some wonderfully weird trivia that delights as much as it surprises It s an alphabetical list so the book does gradually become a tad formulaic but I found myself googling stuff in disbelief and was pleased to discover the research is well grounded Unless of couples pairing up and standing 20 25 feet apart in an enclosed field each holding Red November one end The Far Dawn The Atlanteans #3 of a net and then they would pull hard at both ends as the fox ran past sending it flying high into the air There are many Beowulf is my name Rinehart editions 146 other sports revealed within these pages that are unlikely ever to make an appearance The Essex Serpent on Sky Sport. A charming dippable trawl through some Indras Net of the sports and games that time forgot the author writes well and has uncovered some wonderfully weird trivia that delights as much as it surprises It s an alphabetical list so the book does gradually become a tad formulaic but I found myself googling stuff in disbelief and was pleased to discover the research is well grounded

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Summary Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF characters æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 8 Download S such as Firework Boxing which is just as dangerous as it sounds Meanwhile Ski Ballet may not have been so risky but Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee's signature move the Suzy Split a complete forward split while balanced on the tips of her skis was probably not one to try at home An intriguing entertaining and occasionally shocking insight into the vivid imaginations of mankind across the years Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports is an unforgettable rea. Alot of weird and seldom heard of sports some very strange However it was well researched

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Summary Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF characters æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 8 Download For those who enjoyed the uirkiness of Schott's Miscellany the erudition of The Etymologicon or the extremes of The Dangerous Book for Boys this is the perfect read From Spile Troshing to Mumble a Sparrow Edward Brooke Hitching has researched through piles of dusty tomes to bring vividly back to life some of the most curious dangerous and downright bizarre sports and pastimes that mankind has ever devised before thinking better of it and erasing it from the memory Aft. Fox Tossing is a brief survey of monumentally brutal and dumb things we have entertained ourselves with over the past couple thousand years A fair warning humans are truly dick weasels when it comes to animal cruelty until the last hundred years or so A fair number of the games are empathy clenching blood sports But it makes us a little less sorry for the people who played other games like Man Baiting and People Throwing which are coined as freuently lethal to participantsThere are a number of less savage games described like Dwile Flonking A pastime which only reuires people to hit each other with beer soaked rags and dance to accordion music Or other games that necessitated a participant having an amply lubed eel or an iron derriere Thankfully no game reuires both It s the sort of book that makes you want to ride in a Monowheel or avoid people asking you for a round of Hot CocklesThe author Mr Brooke Hitching has a sharp sense of humor It makes me secretly suspect his name is actually a game that involves tossing a person across a small body of water by the seat of their pants But only after tossing in a flaming well lubricated eelExcerpt from my blog review of same


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    PDF NEW [Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports] characters æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching A charming dippable trawl through some of the sports and games that time forgot the author writes well and has uncovered some wonderfully weird trivia that delights as much as it surprises It's an alphabetical list so the book does gradually become a tad formulaic but I found myself googling stuff in disbelief and was pleased to discover the research is well grounded

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    PDF NEW [Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports] Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 8 Download Free download Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports I expected there to be 8 12 sports each given a chapter but instead the book covers ninety This leads to some interesting diversity but unfortunately all the treatments are fairly superficialI was concerned that the book's low rating might reflect an issue of scholarship but it seems most object to the treatment of animals described within This was actually my main reason for reading the book and I found the

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    PDF NEW [Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports] A fascinating collection about sports that have been practiced by humans across the ages Some of it is funny some of it is gruesome and others yet just leave you scratching your head This is definitely not for those who are faint at heart or do not want to read about animal cruelty as unfortunately many sports used to involve the

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    Edward Brooke-Hitching ✓ 8 Download characters æ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Edward Brooke-Hitching Free download Fox Tossing Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports Edward Brooke Hitching's trawl through the archives of forgotten and abandoned sports entertainments and pastimes is mostly great fun One of those list based micro histories that are so rewarding to dip in and out of it's crammed with stories facts and insights that make it addictive enough to read chapter after chapter ofFrom the sheer wilfully aggressive brutality of Viking sports like throwing bones at each other's heads and

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