Stoop in DARE

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Tue Sep 25 13:54:30 UTC 2007

Jonas Bronck may have been a Swede.  However, I suspect with the
competition in the west of what is now New Jersey between the Swedes and
the Dutch that it is unlikely he'd have been very welcome even in the
outskirts of New Amsterdam.

I remember "stoop ball" from the Bronck's in the 1940's.  (Definitely

proving it comes from the Dutch -- Except that Wikipedia claims Jonas

Bronck was a Swede!)*  I also remembered that there had been
something in the ADS-L archives, and found a few, including:



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