Thread: Origins of golf
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Old 10 May 2012, 10:55 PM
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I've heard that the origins of cricket were bored Saxon Sussex shepherds hitting stones with the crooked end of the crooks. Well early cricket bats were curved and the word cricket may come from the word crooked, so who knows?

Do shepherds have nothing better to do other than to invent sports?
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