- Although it wasn't technically a foul at the time, it would have been one of the 700 fouls or incidents catalogued during the 1473 Quidditch World Cup. (QA6)
- It was outlawed and declared a foul in 1884, due to the number and severity of injuries to Keepers, and a penalty is awarded to the opposing team. (QA6)
- Kennilworthy Whisp, in his book "Quidditch Through the Ages", descibes 'stooging' as "more than one Chaser entering the scoring area". (QA6)
The word "stooging" (Engl) has been used to mean (1) drifting aimlessly and (2) performing the role of being the butt of a comedian's jokes. The Quidditch term provides a third new meaning.