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Allison (3003)

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Monday July 29, 2002
01:07 AM

Football? In America?

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Okay, culture shock. Since when is real football enough a part of American culture to be featured in a car commercial? <shakes head> Someday we might even get the name right. ;)
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  • If you mean "soccer", you should note a few things:
    • "Soccer" is a correct name for the sport as much as "football" is. If the sport has any proper name, it is the original name: "association football" (as opposed to "rugby football"). Both "football" and "soccer" are shortened versions of this proper name; I'm sure 100 years ago, rugby fans would have complained about you calling "association football" "real football." Of course, it's also true that the proper name of the sport is whatever people choos