Elan looks into whether there’s any point to allowing fights in hockey games; do they actually affect a team’s performance? Adam weighs the pros and cons of the “Paleo Diet”. Darren imbibes the myth that drinking alcohol causes warmth.
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The Paleo Diet
The first recorded use of the word “hockey” is found in the text of a royal proclamation issued by Edward III of England in 1363 banning certain types of sports and games.Most evidence of hockey-like games during the Middle Ages is found in legislation concerning sports and games. Similar to Edward’s proclamation was the Galway Statute enacted in Ireland in 1527, which banned certain types of ball games, including hockey.`-*’
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