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Football? #209375
02/04/13 12:36 AM
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Nope, handegg.



Being the professional sports cynic that I am, I love this.


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Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #209379
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count me in as your lieutenant. Great stuff.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #209389
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Just a minor nit. It should be pointing to the other foot for maximum effect.

Re: Football? [Re: Faldage] #209400
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Unless he is a leftfooter. (taking the ball with the right foot and shooting with the left.

Re: Football? [Re: BranShea] #209403
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The photo on the right should be labeled Elbowegg.

Re: Football? [Re: BranShea] #209405
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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'.

Re: Football? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #209406
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What I like is when they call basketball roundball. As if that were the onliest sport with a round ball.

Re: Football? [Re: Faldage] #209411
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"Then get a shot"
Get a shot? When he gives one? I ain't askin', I'm just askin'.

Re: Football? [Re: Faldage] #209466
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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.

Re: Football? [Re: BranShea] #209467
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this too shall pass
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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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