It's World Cup time, again. And I could make all kinds of snarky comments about the game of soccer. But really, it's just not worth it. It would be like being rude about beating a little kid in a race. So, to World Cup enthusiasts, let me just say this:Ooh! That's very nice. You're doing … Continue reading World Cup : Olympics
It's a British term. No, really. Check it out. I actually knew that already since I spend a fair bit of time looking at random things in the OED, but I expect it comes as a surprise to a fair number of folks. The best part of the article though is the soccer snobs in … Continue reading "Soccer" isn’t an American term.
Any of you watch it? No? Why not? Oh, yeah. We're Americans. I like to make fun of soccer (my wife thinks I do it rather too often) and soccer players, though one has to be much more careful with that nowadays because one is always running into people whose kids play soccer or played … Continue reading World Cup