TIL that in 2017, the Purbalingga Religious Court in Indonesia reported that a rise in divorce petitions was caused by husbands being ‘too addicted to pigeon racing’.

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  1. Now what I want to know is whether they were addicted to raising or racing the pigeons.

    I’ve known people who kept racing pigeons, and the care of the birds took up a lot of their time. They loved their birds more than they loved most people.

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