It stunned me to learn that rugby soccer was invented on the Rugby Faculty in 1823 (Letter, June 20) after we in Cornwall know that Cornish invented it. “Hurling to aim” was described by Richard Carew in 1602. It’s the predecessor of rugby, with an equal quantity in every workforce, to “share the ball” when tackled and no ahead passes allowed.
Sally H Smith
The query within the headline of Jonathan Freedland (Britain has determined to take: Boris Johnson – or the rule of regulation ?, June 17) echoes a query posed to King Lear’s daughter Goneril after her lies, adultery and homicide of her sister. Her reply? “The regulation is mine, not yours. Who can’t sue me for that? “Then solely the homicide stays.
As a pensioner who’s to obtain an listed improve subsequent yr (Brexit exacerbates the price of residing disaster, new examine necessities, 22 June), I’ll, in fact, search to justify this by rising productiveness. I promise to learn my each day Guardian even quicker.
Sale, Higher Manchester
Sorry, Judith Eddy (Letters, June twenty first), however after I’m 87, to my horror, I’ve solely stored my steadiness for one and a half minutes on every leg. Please, please don’t let me stay to 150.
Your phrase search within the print model (G2, June 21) claims to comprise 15 phrases associated to penguins. I didn’t discover “ebook” or “biscuits”.