[Sca-cooks] Juana la Loca

rattkitten at bellsouth.net rattkitten at bellsouth.net
Wed Feb 27 10:28:39 PST 2008

Ok quibbling aside...
What is the difference (for those of us who aren't sports enthusiasts)  I thought Soccer was Football.  
Please explain.  You can do so off list if we think it is going to start a whole sports thread.  Cause I know that this is off topic.  But I am curious. 


-------------- Original message from "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius" <adamantius1 at verizon.net>: -------------- 

> On Feb 27, 2008, at 9:46 AM, Suey wrote: 
> A minor quibble: I don't know if this is an issue for anybody one way 
> or the other, but for sheer language purposes, it might be better to 
> call the game "football" and trust the readers here (although 
> certainly not many outside Americans) to know you don't mean American 
> football. 
> "Soccer" is, by definition, played under a set of rules finalized in 
> England in the 19th century, and while it is football, it's a pretty 
> specific game. 
> Adamantius 

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