Jeff Johnson wrote:
> Here's another for you- trebuchet (from the Old Fr.)- a medieval war engine-
> a counterweighted lever that had the ability to hurl large stones. I vividly
> recall reading in the Wall Street journal about 15 years ago about this
> knighted English fellow who used his trebuchet to hurl LBC's, junk grand
> pianos and sheep carcass' hundreds of yards down the meadow.
Sounds like an episode of "Northern Exposure"
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