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Darting about

 

February 28, 2018



Darts were invented by two Scottish physicians and brothers by the name of Dartmouth. In 1844, the pair became inebriated one evening (a Tuesday around teatime) in their office and started throwing hypodermic needles at each other. Eventually the by-then-“holy” brothers began to aim their throws at other targets and as time went by the pair decided to call their new game “Darts.”

What?

You’re not buying that?

Okay. I made all that up.

You got me.

Throwing a 180

The origin of Darts is actually kind of uncertain. I have seen places that claim the game began with the ancient...



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