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Post by marty » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:10 pm

I'm too shocked even to include a poll involving Fiona...

http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,, ... 48,00.html
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Post by blondie95 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:17 pm

when i read that to the fiance he thought i was joking!

Its very scary isnt it
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Post by Hendrik » Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:59 pm

Almost as shocking is his second faux pas:

"I know (Washington Redskins linebacker) London Fletcher. We did a football camp together. So I know him.

"That's the closest thing I know to London. He's black, so I'm sure he's not from London. I'm sure that's a coincidental name."

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Post by Mark1 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:45 pm

yes, they showed that clip on the news over here... he doesn't come across too serious in it though, and he's known for joking, so people are slightly divided on whether he's just playing up, considering he has an English teammate, or whether he's being serious.

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Post by englishangel » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:47 am

Apparently some English DJ rang a US professor to discuss this and the US Professor asked him where Portland Oregon was, and he didn't know, then asked him where Oregon was, didn't know, then asked him for the capital of the US,"New York, erm no Washington"
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Post by J.R. » Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:14 am

I don't think intelligence is a requirement for Yankee football.

If you start playing the game with any brains, you'll have lost 'em by the end.

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Post by marty » Mon Oct 29, 2007 12:06 pm

I've tried to like American Football, really I have. I even watched the highlights of the NFL match at Wembley last night. It's such a boring game and ridiculously complicated. And at one point I counted SIX referees or is it umpires? on the field - wtf is that about? It's rubbish. Give me rugby union or league anyday.
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Post by J.R. » Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:18 pm

Fiona tells me she's not impressed, either mate !
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Post by blondie95 » Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:05 pm

american football is incredibly confusing-i had am american friend who made me watch the superball and tried to explain the rules-all i managed was you have one team for offensive and one for defensive and they swap as they need to to suit play! Oh and pointed out by fiance-they have cheerleaders
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Post by Euterpe13 » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:37 pm

Ah, but have you ever tried to explain cricket to a bemused frenchman?
Just as confusing, apparently...
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