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caber

Scot a heavy section of trimmed tree trunk thrown in competition at Highland games
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In all, 66 cabers were successfully thrown at Bught Park in Inverness in 2014 in an event organised by Highland Council.
The 122 contestants will be judged on their prowess in traditional Scottish challenges such as caber tossing, a tug of war, and a relay race.
They checked the records and it was one of the ladies' cabers, the smallest that was missing.
HIGHLAND games chiefs have changed their caber - after each of last year's participants managed to toss the wooden pole with ease.
HIGHLAND GAMES RULES 1 Keep your kilt on 2 No lightweight cabers 3 No swearing 4 Don't grab hair or private parts
The Big Yin told US radio that Falkirk - home of the famous Big Wheel - is "not much of a town" where the only thing to do is toss cabers.
But while the Scots toss their cabers (no, that's not a euphemism), Holt will be taking part in a richman's version of musical chairs.
Rayner said: ``Thereare at least two or three of these loud, kilted Highland caricatures drafted in service of one brand or another to squint, splutter ``Och, ayes'' and toss cabers at us like deranged Glaswegian mental patients.
But games secretary Gerry Reynolds reckons the crook must have been a seven-stone weakling because he left five heavier mens' cabers in the water untouched.
Will it be haggis, bagpipes or plastic cabers they move into next?
Around 300 kids, aged from five to 17, took part in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, over the weekend, tossing foam cabers and throwing rubber hammers.