Sunday, June 21, 2015

Fact of the Day: Table Tennis

The game table tennis/ping pong originated in England during the 19th Century as an after-dinner parlor game for those in the upper-class. One of the first names for it was whiff-whaff. 

14 comments:

Linda said...

Awesome, love this, Adam.

Linda said...

Awesome, love this, Adam.

Lux G. said...

I must have missed this fact during our PE class then. Good to know.
Thanks for sharing. :)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Cool to know!

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Used to play after dinner once...

Christine said...

Neat fact!

Pat Hatt said...

Whiff Whaff sounds more fun than table tennis lol

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Never knew it had another name

stephen Hayes said...

That's a funny name.

Anna-Alina said...

It's really a fun game!

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Anna-Alina said...

It's really a fun game!

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The Happy Whisk said...

Neato.

John M said...

Makes sense, tennis is an English game.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Whiff-whaff. I didn't know that.