The Lett People of the Baltic coast devoted the period between Easter and St John’s Day to swinging.

Every peasant spent as much of his spare time as he could swinging from a tree, believing the higher he swung, the higher his crops would grow.

Eating Your Auntie is Wrong, Stephen Arnott

One Response

  1. So there’s no accepting a mistaken interpretation of “swinging” then? Shame …


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