A Ghostwriter Who Hired A Ghostwriter

Nowadays, the demand for ghostwriters is on the rise. Some people like to use their services to write for their blogs and social media accouts to lessen their burden while others even hire them to write a book for them. Nonetheless, ghostwriting has been around for centuries, in one form or another. There are historians […]

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Mark Twain On Golf

The following two famous golf quotations, often repeated by golf aficionados and golf publications, were attributed to Mark Twain: “It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.” “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” However, there is another little-known quotation about Twain’s thought on golf published in the June […]

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It’s Not Whether You Win Or Lose…

For when the One Great Scorer comes To mark against your name, He writes — not that you won or lost — But HOW you played the Game. — Grantland Rice, from the poem “Alumnus Football” Here is the more popular version which is also attributed to Rice: “It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how […]

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Darts As A Game Of Skill

Anyone who has played darts may know that it requires a high level of skill to get good scores consistently. If one is still not convinced that the game of darts does not involve skill, then watching a darts tournament will be a convincer. In England, it’s legal to bet on games of skills in […]

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A Journey Of A Thousand Miles In A Thousand Hours

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Laozi, Tao Te Ching, Chapter 64 Captain Robert Allardyce Barclay (1779 – 1854) of Ury, Scotland was a well-known “walker” during the nineteenth century. He was considered the father of pedestrianism, which is the progenitor of racewalking. He’s most famously known for his feat of […]

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