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By Dale Ratermann, Brian Brosi

Who's the one NBA trainer to list 60-win seasons with 3 diverse franchises? who's the one individual to win NBA trainer of the yr and a similar league's MVP award? despite how good you think that you recognize basketball, theres certain to be questions during this e-book to problem and input- tain, to stimilate dialogue, amd to begin and settle arguments. that includes questions from the pro, collegiate, and women's video games.

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Two young lads of Nithsdale, Cunningham tells us, once served a widow woman who was in folk belief and scottish traditio n a l li t er a t u r es 31 possession of such a magic bridle. One of the lads was plump and merry, but he suddenly became very skinny and sad. The other lad asked what ailed him, to be instructed, ‘lie at the bed stock an’ ye’ll be as lean as me’. When Halloween came, the second lad decided to try this out to find out what would happen. He struggled to stay awake, but when the midnight hour arrived his mistress approached the bedside and proceeded to shake the charmed bridle over his face while speaking the words ‘Up horsie’.

It was not unknown for eighteenth- and nineteenth-century writers, antiquarians and folklorists to present their own compositions as authentic folklore – James Macpherson’s Ossian and Thomas Percy’s Reliques, after all, had shown them the way. The appendix, supplied by Cunningham, in the Remains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song, devotes quite a large section to the history of witchcraft sketched, as he claims, from ‘the popular tales of the peasantry of Nithsdale and Galloway’. Cunningham returned to the subject in 1822, in Traditional Tales of the English and Scottish Peasantry, but once again, caution must be exercised for there was probably very little that was truly ‘traditional’ in this two-volume compendium, much having apparently been derived from his own creative imagination.

Yes, he got it from his father. ] whit I could get that song, in a book, would come forward till I got every verse. ] [quoting vanman] Aye, he minds on ye. 18 From this, it is evident that song transmission, at least, is not a simple matter of oral and written texts, but one involving passage of time, place, occupation, family, memory, narrative appeal, memorable tune and aesthetic sense of completeness or wholeness. Significantly, Turriff’s view of the song was that it was ‘incomplete’ without the final verse even though the penultimate stanza concludes the ‘story’.

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