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"I loved stooging.... Me and me dad like watching them Keepers flattened."
-- a six year old Quidditch fan to the Daily Prophet in June 1884 (QA6)

A formerly allowable Quidditch tactic where two of the Chasers would shove the opposing Keeper aside so that the third Chaser could score a goal. (QA6)

 

 

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Etymology

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.

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