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Did You Know The Difference Between A Brace And A Hat Trick?

Photo Credit: GreatestHockeyLegends.comIf you are a hockey fan or saw Carli Lloyd’s amazing feat in the U.S. Women’s 2015 World Cup Final, you probably know that a hat trick is when a player scores three goals in a game. It’s a term that’s been in use since 1858 when cricket player H.H. Stephenson took three wickets in three consecutive balls and his grateful fans took up a collection and bought him a hat.

If you score two goals in a game, there’s a special word for that too. It’s called a brace, an expression that originates from the old French word meaning “two arms.”

Here’s the week at a glance
at the Nyack Library.

Monday

  • Magic: The Gathering – Weekly Tournament, Registration required, 2:30p
  • FREE Assistance with NYS Health Insurance Programs, 5p

Tuesday

  • Fiction Writers Workshop, 11a
  • Nyack Toastmasters, 6p
  • Book and Pub Club (21 & over), The River Club, 11 Burd Street, Nyack, 7p

Wednesday

  • Bam, Bam Babies!, 10:30a
  • BattleMasterz: The Art of Graphic Novel Making, Registration required, 5p

Thursday

  • Super Hero Spy Training, Registration required, 4p
  • Ozone Therapies Bring You Back to Life, Registration required, 7p

Friday

  • Tiny Titans, 11a
  • Teen Choice Movie, 3:30p

Saturday

  • Book Buddies, 10a
  • Super Hero Movie Saturday w/Mr. Jamel, 2p

Sunday

Teen Power Hour, Registration required, 2:30p

The term hat trick applies to other sports such as hockey, lacrosse, and rugby.  In bowling, however, scoring three strikes in a row is referred to as a turkey because in the late 1800s and early 1900s bowling alley owners gave a turkey to anyone who could bowl three strikes in a row.

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Photo Credit: GreatestHockeyLegends.com

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