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Headline Disconfirmed Poetry Lines Said to Denote Stoolball in Sussex  +
Query <p>Is "stumpball" actually a known game?  Have we done adequate searches for this name?</p>
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Sources <p><a href=""></a>, as accessed 9/6/2007.</p>
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Warning <p><strong>Caution:</strong <p><strong>Caution:</strong> The editor of <em>The Canadian Newcomers Magazine</em> informed us on 1/10/2008 that the Tendulkar piece "was strictly an entertainment piece rather than an academic piece." We take this to say that the verse is not authentic. Email from Dale Sproule, Publisher/Editor.</p> Dale Sproule, Publisher/Editor.</p>
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:41:47  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>According to a 2007 article in a <p>According to a 2007 article in a Canadian magazine, there is poetry in which a milkmaid calls to another, "Oi, Rosie, coming out to Potter's field for a whack at the old stool?" The article continues: "The year was 1393. The place was Sussex . . . the game was called stoolball, which was probably a direct descendant of stump-ball".</p> <p>The article, by Ruth Tendulkar, is titled "The Great-Grandmother of Baseball and Cricket," and appeared in the May/June 2007 issue of <em>The Canadian Newcomers Magazine.</em> As of 2007, we have been unable to find additional source details from the author or the magazine.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
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