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Old 26-12-2016, 06:18 PM   #68
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Where did the 'M' go?..

Milling - In this event, each candidate is paired with another of 'similar weight and build', and is given 60 seconds to demonstrate 'controlled physical aggression' in a milling contest - similar to boxing, except neither winning, losing, nor skill are pre-requisites of passing.. Candidates are instead scored on their determination and aggression, while blocking and dodging result in points deducted. Candidates wear head protection, gum shields & boxing gloves..The earliest known depiction of boxing comes from a Sumerian relief in Iraq from the 3rd millennium BCE..Later depictions from the 2nd millennium BC are found in reliefs from the Mesopotamian nations of Assyria and Babylonia, and in Hittite art from Asia Minor.. The earliest evidence for fist fighting with any kind of gloves can be found on Minoan Crete (c.1650–1400 BCE), and on Sardinia, if we consider the boxing statues of Prama mountains (c. 2000–1000 BC)..Boxing was a popular spectator sport in Ancient Rome..Often slaves were used against one another in a circle marked on the floor..

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As the wearing of swords became less common..

There was renewed interest in fencing with the fists..The sport would later resurface in England during the early 16th century in the form of bare-knuckle boxing sometimes referred to as prizefighting..Early fighting had no written rules..There were no weight divisions or round limits, and no referee..In general, it was extremely chaotic..Can you smell his sweat?.That peculiar goatish odor is trans-3-methyl-2 hexenoic acid.. Remember it, it's the smell of schizophrenia..A popular theory is that the celebration of the goat is connected to worship of the Norse god Thor, who rode the sky in a chariot drawn by two goats, Tanngrisnir & Tanngnjostr..A patrol of 8 went out..Only 5 returned..

They still ring in my ears..After years..

Blindfold Boxing - Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material + British Pathé...

A team event, in which 8 men carry a log (a telegraph pole) weighing 60 kg over 1.9 miles (3.1 km) of undulating terrain.. Candidates wear a helmet and webbing..This is supposed to be one of the hardest events.. Points are awarded for determination, aggression & leadership..A gyppo logger is a lumberjack who runs or works for a small scale logging operation that is independent from an established sawmill or lumber company..Cutting trees with the highest value and leaving those with lower value, often diseased or malformed trees, is referred to as high grading..The log had other magical properties, particularly in parts of Northern Spain and Southern France..There, Bowler notes, "a remarkable feature of the log's powers is its ability to defecate gifts; so, I am apt to believe, the Log has had the Name of the Yule-Log, from its being burnt as an Emblem of the returning Sun, and the Increase of its Light and Heat..Not only the presents but the whole celebration should be full of surprises for all members of the family..The father lights the candle in the Jul-Leuchter, or ‘Jul Earthenware Candlestick’, from which the Tree candles in turn get their light..The Priestly source (or simply P) is, according to the documentary hypothesis, one of four sources of the Torah, together with the Yahwist, the Elohist and the Deuteronomist..P was written to show that even when all seemed lost, God remained present with Israel..

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The events of Yuli are generally held to have centred on Midwinter and feasting, drinking, and sacrifice (blót) were involved..The custom of burning a Yule log for one or more nights starting on Christmas Eve was also formerly widespread in France, where the usual term is buche de noel..This may derive from a custom requiring peasants to bring a log to their lord..In Burgundy, gifts would be hidden under the log...All nautical instruments that measure the speed of a ship through water are known as logs..The word knot, to mean nautical mile per hour, derives from this measurement method.. At midknight, when the candles on the Yuletide Tree are burnt down, the SS Man will put the Jul-Leuchter on the..P is the 16th letter of the modern English Alphabet and the basic Latin alphabet Clarice... old ways were once new, weren't they?..Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match!.Find me a find, catch me a catch!.Night after knight in the dark I'm alone, so find me a match of my own!..

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