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Man and his son bowling

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via NationalDayCalendar:

Its a great sport for young and old alike…Yes Bowling!! and today is U.S. Bowling League Day.

Primarily an outdoor sport until around 1840, bowling was called the game of ninepins and popular with gamblers. To snuff out the gambling, the state of Connecticut banned the game in 1841. As a result, indoor lane owners added one pin to their alleys to circumvent the law.

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