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  • Now that the annoyance is over, enjoy these contrasting examples of the mummering tradition.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The local tradition of mummering is much more informal than the Dorset one, at least as described in the notes accompanying the clip above.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Sadly, this was the only Newfoundland example of mummering available on Youtube.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • I forgot all about hell; 'twas more interesting to don my racquets and make the round of the fox traps with the twins, or to play pranks on the neighbours, or to fashion curious masques and go mummering from tilt to tilt.

    Doctor Luke of the Labrador

  • The story of the Twillinigate man who's been mummering for 70 years.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Well bal thakrey you should stop interfering matters in pakistani politics and society if you continue to do so we have a plan to brush out from the carpet so stop chattering and mummering and keep quiet!

    arabnews - frontpage

  • I can already here the guilt ridden white guys mummering in the background, so let me elucidate you to some FACTS.

    The BRAD BLOG

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  • Interesting twist on an ancient English custom.

    Old French momeur from momer, to wear a mask.

    December 12, 2013

  • A masked Newfoundland Christmas tradition where masked marauders break into your house, sing songs, eat your food and drink your booze.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummering

    December 12, 2013