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By Pam Burke 

View from the North Forty: Clever is as clever does

 

Last updated 12/23/2021 at 11:44am



It’s not the type of headlines you expect to have blowing up the internet: “Controversy over the advertising of sex toys at curling Olympic qualifier cancels televised coverage in U.S.”

I would like to think that you have at least heard of the sport of curling, but in case you’re in the dark, curling is that team sport played on ice with a 42-pound polished granite stone. One person, with a push maneuver, kind of launches the stone down a 150-foot lane. The teammates frantically scrub at the ice with Swiffer-like brooms creating a thin water layer on the ice to help guide the ston...



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