tierna at agora.rdrop.com
Thu May 2 15:25:48 PDT 2002
> The commercially trademarked game "Snakeeye" is based on the
> medieval game "Shut the Box"
Doesn't matter what a certain SCA games researcher thinks, the farthest
back Shut the Box can be reliably dated is the 18th century.
(I've seen what I think was his primary source and it claims the game
was played by Norman sailors. Some forget Normandy still exists and
is still populated by people called Normans.)
A knowledge of Sanskrit is of little use to a man trapped in a sewer.
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