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



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


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#209379 - 02/04/13 03:12 AM 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 11:23 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.

#209400 - 02/04/13 06:31 PM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]  
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Unless he is a leftfooter. (taking the ball with the right foot and shooting with the left.

#209403 - 02/05/13 12:54 AM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]  
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The photo on the right should be labeled Elbowegg.

#209405 - 02/05/13 01:29 AM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]  
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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'.

#209406 - 02/05/13 01:51 AM 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.

#209411 - 02/05/13 11:01 AM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]  
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"Then get a shot"
Get a shot? When he gives one? I ain't askin', I'm just askin'.

#209466 - 02/08/13 10:29 PM Re: Football? [Re: Faldage]  
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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.

#209467 - 02/08/13 10:36 PM Re: Football? [Re: BranShea]  
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this too shall pass
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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