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Floggin’ Noggin’ Snoggin’

KISSING 0dysseus kissed his head, shoulders and hands. Kissing the image of a God was a recognised rite of adoration among Romans. On leaving and...

A Blethyn In Disguise

To my knowledge, Essendon’s Geoff Blethyn is the only person to have ever played senior level VFL /AFL footy wearing spectacles.* In 1972 the 21...

Us Fellas

Jim Bancks first drew his “Us Fellers” comic strip in 1921 and changed its name to “Ginger Meggs” in 1939. It soon became Australia’s favourite comic strip and...

No Men Poodles or Milksops

THE FOOTBALL JUBILEE: HOW THE GAME STARTED By OBSERVER   Exactly fifty years after Mr. Harrison and his cousin discussed the founding of a new game,...

Kicking Behinds

LEAGUE FOOTBALL    By F. Keith Manzie Good old Geelong. At last they’ve done it. They have won a semi-final for the first time in their career. Having...

Crying In The Sane

INSANITY AND TEARS One of the most curious facts connected with madness is the utter absence of tears amid the insane. Whatever the form of...

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