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23: 🌰 We go nuts for conkers!

Released Wednesday, 2nd December 2020
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This episode we go nuts! For conkers and hazelnuts to be exact.

Have you ever heard of Melch Dick, a forest guardian who punished children for picking unripe nuts? Or do you know why Ministry of Munitions asked school children to collect conkers during WW1? We reveal all this an more in our nutty winter special.

We also interview Conker Cup representative and host of Chestnut Chat, ‘Mr Conkers’, who tells us all about the exciting sport. Visit conkercup.com to find out more.

Show notes: https://thecuriosityofachild.com/episodes/we-go-nu…