Re: The Baseball Test Case

From: Wade T. Smith (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 23:37:37 GMT

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    Hi -

    >>There are? Besides stubborness?
    >Okay, I'll bore you.
    >Rugby Union spread through Wales because the principal college for
    >Methodist missionaries happened to be a rugby-playing college.
    >Football-soccer spread through South America because the railways were
    >mainly built by English engineers.
    >Southern Australia is the cradle of Aussie Rules because it has a higher
    >population of Irish descent, and Aussie Rules football is a direct
    >descendent of Irish (Gaelic) football. Queensland plays Rugby League
    >because of a higher proportion of northern English ethnic origin.

    No, no- I was wondering about things _beside_ stubbornness....


    - Wade

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