• Engineering
  • Published 1969

Children's games in street and playground : chasing, catching, seeking, hunting, racing, duelling, exerting, daring, guessing, acting, pretending

@inproceedings{Opie1969ChildrensGI,
  title={Children's games in street and playground : chasing, catching, seeking, hunting, racing, duelling, exerting, daring, guessing, acting, pretending},
  author={Iona Archibald Opie and Peter Opie},
  year={1969}
}
Part 1 Starting a game - the preliminaries to a game can be a sport in themselves: avoidance of disliked role - players take action, when a game is proposed, to exempt themselves from starting in the principal role "He-names" - the name of the player who has a certain power in the game is subject to regional variation selection made by chance - appointment of a player to the disliked role felt to be fairest if made a matter of luck "Odd man out" - a method of deciding who is to take the… CONTINUE READING

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