I used to be amazed to learn that rugby soccer was invented on the Rugby Faculty in 1823 (letters, June 20) once we in Cornwall know that the Corners invented it. “Hurling to aim” was described by Richard Carew in 1602. It’s the forerunner of rugby, with equal numbers on every group “sharing the ball” when tackled and no ahead passes allowed.
Sally H Smith
The query in Jonathan Freedland’s headline (Britain has a call to make: Boris Johnson’s rule – or rule of legislation ?, June 17) is an echo of a query posed to King Lear’s daughter Goneril after her lies, infidelity and the homicide of her sister . Her reply? “The legal guidelines are mine, not yours. Who can ask me to not?” Then there may be solely the homicide left.
As a retiree to obtain an inflation-adjusted enhance subsequent 12 months (Brexit exacerbates the cost-of-living disaster, new examine claims, June 22), I’ll naturally search to justify this with productiveness features. I promise to learn my each day Guardian even quicker.
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Sorry, Judith Eddy (Letters, June 21), however as an 87-year-old, to my horror, I simply balanced one and a half minutes on every leg. Please, don’t let me stay to 150.
Your phrase search within the print version (G2, June 21) claims to comprise 15 phrases related to penguins. I couldn’t discover “ebook” or “biscuits”.