Sport: Oxford v. Cambridge

At the end of a boat race one crew always sits up straight, breathing hard but smiling. That is the winning crew. In the other shell, which has come exactly the same distance, the men fall over their oars, exhausted. Some of them faint. That is the losing crew. Last week on the Thames it was the Light Blue crew of Cambridge that sat up straight, the Oxford crew (Dark Blue) that fainted.

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