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Caltrops

Post 1

Vip

That sounds like a lot of fun, and a great way to get young people into engineering (or people like me, but where would I find the time? *sigh*).

Caltrop is one of those words where I was pleasantly surprised that I knew what I meant, although when we played Jacks as a kid ours were somewhat smaller! smiley - laugh

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Post 2

Elektragheorgheni -Please read 'The Post'

Caltrops might have been mentioned in the Richard Sharpe movies---one of the strategies to deal with enemy calvary if you are in the infantry. I am sure they were in the books if not the movies.smiley - smiley


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Post 3

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

smiley - rofl You're right, Vip. I didn't like to say 'jacks', because I wasn't sure everyone would recognise them. So I go and get obscure. smiley - facepalm


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