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2006-07-31 11:25:00

LONDON -- An English fishing town has banned the sport of conger cuddling after an animal activist complained. The tradition, once described as the most fun a person could have with a dead fish, involves one team trying to hit another with a conger eel tied to a rope. It was popular in Lyme Regis on England's south coast and used as a fund-raising event for the local lifeboat. But the sport has now been banned after an animal rights activist complained that it was "disrespectful" to dead fish...

2006-07-29 06:50:00

LONDON -- An English fishing town has banned the sport of conger cuddling after an animal activist complained. The tradition, once described as the most fun a person could have with a dead fish, involves one team trying to hit another with a conger eel tied to a rope. It was popular in Lyme Regis on England's south coast and used as a fund-raising event for the local lifeboat. But the sport has now been banned after an animal rights activist complained that it was "disrespectful" to dead fish...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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