Until recently, we knew little about the evolution, life and death of skeet.
A recent article now fills that great void.
A scholarly treatise by Mr. Gary Abernathy, publisher of The Times-Gazette in Hillsboro, Ohio, deals with the evolution of skeet culminating in their short and pitiful lives and violent deaths. It seemed necessary to post a link and an excerpt here as quickly as possible because of the great but previously unsatisfied longing for reliable information on the subject. I do so despite my concern that it may detract from the attention otherwise likely to be paid to President Obama’s State of the Union address this evening.
The following paragraphs merely introduce Mr. Abernathy’s treatise, which it behooves all who wish to be considered well informed to read in its entirety.
The wily skeet has been a favorite prey of hunters for several decades. Prior to that, the…
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