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Students get 10 lashes for playing bandy

Salience Noteworthy
City/State/Country: Stokes County, NC, United States
Game Bandy
Immediacy of Report Retrospective
Age of Players Youth

Ruth W. Fink, "Recreational Pursuits in the Old South" (Research Quarterly, 1952) p. 36 says that in 1808 a school in Stokes County, NC punished students playing bandy at school with 10 lashes. Cites Coon, "North Carolina Schools..."

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