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Petanque

From Provence to Burns Park

From the September, 2009 issue

Thanks to a couple who used to live nearby, Ann Arborites can now play the French game petanque in Burns Park. It's similar to the Italian game boccie, except that players stand inside a small circle to throw baseball-sized metal boules at a smaller ball called a cochonnet ("piglet"). Players score by placing their boule closest to the cochonnet--or by

 
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