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Subject: Re: gaelic football
From: "Dean A. Dunn" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.
Date:Fri, 25 Feb 1994 08:35:58 +22305025
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Leslie Jones writes:
>
> this is probably apocryphal, but it has been suggested that football
> originated with pagan celts kicking around a severed head.... gives
>
According to National Geographic magazine, Afghan horsemen also play
a horse-polo game pushing a ball around, and the suggestion was also
made that this game originated by playing with a severed head of an
enemy ---
Hmmmmmm, perhaps this is an "urban" (?) myth of another sort, common to
many cultures?
 
Dean <[log in to unmask]>

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