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    Took 60+ years to raise the question; what held Mr. Flintstone's rear axle in place? Come to think of it, how'd it steer?

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    Shepherds wear stilts (tchangues) to navigate marshy ground. Gascony, France. Circa 1895.

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    looks like tri pods to keep out of the bugs&stickers/weeds/poop. i kinda doubt you can traverse mussy ground on stilts.

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    The third stick is their Shepherds crook, and yes they did walk on them https://mashable.com/2016/08/13/stilt-shepherds-landes/

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    Wow oh wow! There has to be a Good Reason for this. "How's ya new job going mate? Er I'm climbing the Ladder pretty quickly!" My Stilts are Bigger than yours! Get a job in a Circus later on.

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    What I see is not a lot of sheep watching going on........
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    I didn't know Marty Feldman got his start as a shepherd! (Far left guy). Maybe that guys name is Abby Normal?

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    that would be abby normal.possibly the abby normal weekley meating.

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