Football Talk

Football Talk

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In soccer's first linguistic odyssey, Peter Seddon explores how words came about to describe football kit, boots, and balls; playing techniques, foul play, girl talk, and team terminology; and the language of commentators and footie mags, to list just a few examples. This is the definitive guide to soccer's history and culture in its widest sense, and the book's nostalgic and often humorous approach encapsulates Britain's two greatest exportsa€”the English language and soccer. Whether you're a football fanatic, armchair enthusiast, or wordsmith, learning qfootie-speakq has never been easier.218 Football Talk League action soon, but first wea#39;re going to show you a few snatches from the Ladiesa#39; Cup Final.a#39; From Kenneth Wolstenholme to Jonathan Pearce, ... Alliteration is as essential as tempo. All of them use jargon, which in theanbsp;...

Title:Football Talk
Author:Peter Seddon
Publisher:Robson - 2004


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