"I'm not surprised," his father huffed. "They always were a stodgy bunch.
"Now we dragons -- we try to stay up to date. As new games were introduced, we always gave them a try. But clay tennis courts tended to become brittle high-fired ceramic. In North America, we tried basketball and baseball – baseball was a problem. The announcers kept saying, ‘He flied out to left field.’ And a hot-tempered manager once burned out half a stadium.
“Quidditch, now, that seems to suit our temperament better.”