Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Lima, Abac, Yo-yo, List of Tagalog loanwords, Barangay, Usog, Balut, Sumpong, Nakaluluwag, Agimat, Sari-sari store, Pagtatawas, Boondocks, Kalesa, Halo-halo, Pasma, Gunting, Babaylan, Sipa, Diospyros blancoi, Lihi, Pamantasan, Hilot, Kamagong, Kababayan, Mabuhay, Sumpak, Purok, Sitio, Basura. Excerpt: The yo-yo is a pocket disk toy consisting of a length of string knotted at one end to a flat spool. It is played by holding the free end of the string (usually by inserting one finger in a slip knot) and pulling at it so as to cause the spool to turn whilst suspended in mid-air, either taking up or releasing the string. First made popular in the 1920s, yo-yoing is still very much enjoyed by both children and adults, though it was originally made as an adult's play toy. In the simplest play, the string is intended to be wound on the spool by hand; the yo-yo is then thrown downwards so that it first descends unwinding the string, then climbs back winding it up; and finally the yo-yo is grabbed, ready to be thrown again and again. Many other trick plays exist, most based on the basic sleeper trick. One of the most famous tricks on the yoyo is qwalk the dog.q This is done by throwing a strong sleeper and allowing the yoyo to roll across the floor. English historical names for the yo-yo include bandalore (from French) and quiz. French historical terms include bandalore, incroyable, de Coblenz, emigrette, and joujou de Normandie (joujou meaning little toy). Boy playing terracotta yo-yo, Attic kylix, ca. 440 BC, Antikensammlung Berlin (F 2549)The earliest surviving yo-yo dates to 500 BC and was made using terra cotta skin disks. A Greek vase painting from this period shows a boy playing yo-yo (see right). Greek records from the period describe toys made out of wood, metal, or painted terra cotta (fired clay). The terra cotta...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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