Hunting: A good hunter is foremost a good sport

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Hunting: A good hunter is foremost a good sport

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:02 am

Hunting: A good hunter is foremost a good sport
By Bob Humphrey

A recent comment I received questioning whether hunting is a sport prompted me to do a little research. The results were enlightening.

The origin of the word “sport” is late Middle English, “an abbreviation of the word “disport,” which means “a pastime, entertainment, a diversion from work or serious matters.” I’d say that offers a decent explanation for why many people partake in the sport of hunting. So does another definition: “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual competes against another or others.” The others, in this case are animal..

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