marshmallow-throwing

Spanish translation: lanzamiento (tiro) de malvaviscos

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English term or phrase:marshmallow-throwing
Spanish translation:lanzamiento (tiro) de malvaviscos
Entered by: Cristina Heraud-van Tol

11:50 Nov 26, 2006
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Psychology
English term or phrase: marshmallow-throwing
He describes this situation as marshmallow-throwing.
Alicia Bernal
lanzamiento (tiro) de malvaviscos
Explanation:
Marshmallow throwing in the student section began over 30 years ago. Notre Dame was on its way to the 1970 Cotton Bowl - its first bowl game in 45 years (bowls did not count toward national championships in those days) - and according to Charles Lucy ('72), students began to throw marshmallows that season in symbolic anticipation of the bowl. Since marshmallows traveled further than cotton balls, they became the students' projectile of choice during that and subsequent seasons.

There was a hiatus in marshmallow throwing in the early '90s, but the tradition was reborn around 1996. "[It] became a problem soon after it started," says Rex Rakow, director of Notre Dame Security/Police. The marshmallows turned into more than just innocent pieces of confection when students inserted weighted objects into them to increase their trajectory. Cappy Gagnon, manager of event security and coordinator of stadium personnel, says the "potentially painful items" inserted into the marshmallows included small rocks, ice cubes, pennies and golf tees. At least one eye injury resulted from these inserted items, Rakow says. More next week.

http://www.verminnet.com/news/news061.html

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Police report more arrests than usual

Two consecutive home football game weekends resulted in an unusually large number of alcohol-related arrests, and the Oct. 15 game against Southern California was especially problematic, police said.

"The USC game was an exceptionally busy day for police activity, and we were particularly concerned about the level of intoxication that officers observed," Notre Dame Security/Police Assistant Director (NDSP) Phil Johnson said.

Gagnon also said marshmallow throwing has not been as much of a problem this year, but Stadium personnel will "keep looking" for students throwing objects in the stands.

http://media.www.ndsmcobserver.com/media/storage/paper660/ne...
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Peru
Local time: 02:02
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lanzamiento (tiro) de malvaviscos


Explanation:
Marshmallow throwing in the student section began over 30 years ago. Notre Dame was on its way to the 1970 Cotton Bowl - its first bowl game in 45 years (bowls did not count toward national championships in those days) - and according to Charles Lucy ('72), students began to throw marshmallows that season in symbolic anticipation of the bowl. Since marshmallows traveled further than cotton balls, they became the students' projectile of choice during that and subsequent seasons.

There was a hiatus in marshmallow throwing in the early '90s, but the tradition was reborn around 1996. "[It] became a problem soon after it started," says Rex Rakow, director of Notre Dame Security/Police. The marshmallows turned into more than just innocent pieces of confection when students inserted weighted objects into them to increase their trajectory. Cappy Gagnon, manager of event security and coordinator of stadium personnel, says the "potentially painful items" inserted into the marshmallows included small rocks, ice cubes, pennies and golf tees. At least one eye injury resulted from these inserted items, Rakow says. More next week.

http://www.verminnet.com/news/news061.html

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Police report more arrests than usual

Two consecutive home football game weekends resulted in an unusually large number of alcohol-related arrests, and the Oct. 15 game against Southern California was especially problematic, police said.

"The USC game was an exceptionally busy day for police activity, and we were particularly concerned about the level of intoxication that officers observed," Notre Dame Security/Police Assistant Director (NDSP) Phil Johnson said.

Gagnon also said marshmallow throwing has not been as much of a problem this year, but Stadium personnel will "keep looking" for students throwing objects in the stands.

http://media.www.ndsmcobserver.com/media/storage/paper660/ne...

Cristina Heraud-van Tol
Peru
Local time: 02:02
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 31
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