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2005-10-17 12:59:44

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's minister for sport said on Monday the country planned to keep its decades-old ban on professional boxing as it seeks to regulate more tightly all forms of contact sport. Sweden is one of the few countries, along with Cuba and Norway, to ban pro-boxing on health grounds. A new law is being proposed by the Justice Ministry which introduces a system of permits for sports which involve hitting someone's head. "We have had a ban on professional boxing for 30...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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