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#209375 - 02/03/13 07:36 PM Football?
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Nope, handegg.



Being the professional sports cynic that I am, I love this.
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#209379 - 02/03/13 10:12 PM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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count me in as your lieutenant. Great stuff.
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#209389 - 02/04/13 06:23 AM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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Just a minor nit. It should be pointing to the other foot for maximum effect.

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#209400 - 02/04/13 01:31 PM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]
BranShea Offline
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Unless he is a leftfooter. (taking the ball with the right foot and shooting with the left.

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#209403 - 02/04/13 07:54 PM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]
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The photo on the right should be labeled Elbowegg.

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#209405 - 02/04/13 08:29 PM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Unless he is a leftfooter. (taking the ball with the right foot and shooting with the left.

Then get a shot with him using his left foot. I ain't sayin', I'm just sayin'.

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#209406 - 02/04/13 08:51 PM Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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What I like is when they call basketball roundball. As if that were the onliest sport with a round ball.

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#209411 - 02/05/13 06:01 AM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]
BranShea Offline
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"Then get a shot"
Get a shot? When he gives one? I ain't askin', I'm just askin'.

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#209466 - 02/08/13 05:29 PM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]
BranShea Offline
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Yet this is a real question. What dó you say in general. A player gets a shot when he shoots a ball? It's in these little things a foreign speaker feels most uncomfortable. It's often straight opposites. So I would have said: gives a shot and that would have revealed me as a non native speaker.

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#209467 - 02/08/13 05:36 PM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]
tsuwm Offline
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he takes a shot.. he SCORES!

and the goalie (goalkeeper) has given (up) a goal.
(but that reads more like hockey-speak to me, not being much of a football (soccer) fan.

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