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I used to be stunned to learn that rugby soccer was invented on the Rugby College in 1823 (Letters, June 20) after we in Cornwall know that Cornish invented it. “Hurling to aim” was described by Richard Carew in 1602. It’s the forerunner to rugby, with as many in every workforce, “dealing the ball” when tackled and no ahead passes are allowed.
Sally H Smith
Redruth, Cornwall

The query in Jonathan Freedland’s headline (Britain has a call to make: the rule of Boris Johnson – or the rule of regulation ?, June 17) echoes one which was put to King Lear’s daughter Goneril after her lies, adultery and the homicide of her sister. Her reply? “The legal guidelines are mine, not yours. Who can blame me for not?” Then solely the homicide stays.
Bee Hepworth
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

As a pensioner who will obtain an actual improve subsequent yr (Brexit makes the price of dwelling disaster worse, a brand new research claims, June 22), I’ll after all attempt to justify this with productiveness will increase. I promise to learn my each day Guardian even quicker.
Paul Collins
Sale, Larger Manchester

Sorry, Judith Eddy (Letters, June 21), however at age 87, to my horror, I’ve simply balanced one and a half minutes on every leg. Please, please don’t let me dwell to 150.
Pam Devonald
Louth, Lincolnshire

Your phrase search within the print version (G2, June 21) claims to comprise 15 phrases related to penguins. I couldn’t discover “ebook” or “biscuits”.
Liz Fuller
London

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