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Knife game played by boys., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 39889

Knife game played by boys. A knife game was played by boys in a narrow square area of ground. The knife was thrown up and an amount equal to the depth penetrated was measured and cut off a ridge. ...

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In the child's game 'A sail to Egypt' one child lying on his..., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 39890

In the child's game 'A sail to Egypt' one child lying on his or her back would propel another with the feet.

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Children's counting-out rhyme., 08 July 1961

Track ID : 39868

Children's counting-out rhyme. When schoolchildren played a catching game they stood in a row and said a rhyme to decide who were to be the kings to do the catching. "Sit, date, palm, Flett, hob...

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Smoking and blowing bubbles with clay pipes., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 39891

Smoking and blowing bubbles with clay pipes. Peter Pratt remembers when clay pipes were two a ha'penny. Children would dip them in soapy water and blow bubbles. He never smoked a clay pipe but the...

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Reminiscences of sliding on ice as a child., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 39892

Reminiscences of sliding on ice as a child.

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Dogs and rabbits, an Orkney game of hiding and chasing., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 45673

Dogs and rabbits, an Orkney game of hiding and chasing. In dogs and rabbits, a game popular when Peter Pratt was a child, the children who were rabbits were in hiding and when they emerged they we...

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The term 'rations' was used by Orkney workmen for 'tea' or '..., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 45674

The term 'rations' was used by Orkney workmen for 'tea' or 'dinner'.

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Description of the game of quoits., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 45675

Description of the game of quoits. Two small sticks were set in the ground about ten yards apart, and quoits, often old horseshoes, were thrown from one stick to the other. The nearest won, and so...

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Peter Pratt describes the game of hupperkin donkey, where a..., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 45677

Peter Pratt describes the game of hupperkin donkey, where a plank was placed on top of something to make a see-saw.

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Peter Pratt describes the game of weighing salt where the pl..., 23 July 1961

Track ID : 45679

Peter Pratt describes the game of weighing salt where the players stood back to back, linked arms and took turns to lift one another off the ground.

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