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Bob Wilson's ultimate collection of peculiar sporting lingo.

Author: Bob Wilson
Publisher: Thriplow : Icon Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Have you ever flashed at a googly in the corridor of uncertainty while on a sticky dog? Maybe you've seen someone hit a mulligan out of the screws to grab a birdie at Amen Corner, or had to deal with a falling leaf from God while trying to survive the Group of Death? The world of sport has its own language, wonderfully rich in strange words and phrases whose origins often stretch back centuries. For the first time,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Wilson
ISBN: 9781848310025 1848310021
OCLC Number: 225871660
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 448 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Ultimate collection of peculiar sporting lingo

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The world of sport has its own language, with strange words and phrases. This illustrated guide helps you discover the true meanings, heritage and evolution of the various sporting terms we use.  Read more...

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"'Wilson conducts an engaging romp through sport's more colourful terminology... buy it to be entertained.' Independent 'Brilliant. I loved it!' David Seaman MBE 'A cracking read' Daily Express 'A Read more...

 
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