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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wacky Wednesday Wisdom - March Madness

"The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play "Drop the Handkerchief." ~ James Naismith

Ah, Drop the Handkerchief - an antiquated childhood game that disappeared when hankies went out of style because girls quit crying when they were finally allowed to play on the basketball court, not just lead cheers.

There's a central Illinois college student promoting himself for the NCAA Dunk Contest. Rather impressive dunking.  Here's his YouTube video:


Sean M. said...

I actually carry a handkerchief with me whenever I leave the house. They're handy for cleaning glasses or wiping off perspiration on a hot day. Plus, if you've got a clean one and you're out with a lady, she'll be impressed if you offer one should she tear up for any reason.

Catch Her in the Wry said...

Sean: Your uncle does also. But for some reason, I'm the one stuck washing, drying and folding them.