Origins of 11 Sports Terms We Bet You Didn’t Know
Sports goes back a couple centuries now, so it stands to reason there is some outdated terminology that has made it through the decades that we blindly use without realizing what it means.
Not all of these phrases are old or outdated, but they’re all common and old enough that your fathers probably used them well before you were around.
11 Sports Term Origins Everyone Should Know, For No Apparent Reason
We thought we’d put our Sherlock Holmes hat and go out to investigate where these sports terms to find out just where they all came from. Most of what we learned came from Wikipedia, unless otherwise stated … Now I want to know where the term “Wiki” came from … OH! It’s Hawaiian for “Fast” or “Quick”!
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