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2-09-2010 @ 8:08AM
Ah, Americans calling their game "football" is weird.At least the real football (you know, the most popular game in the world) is actually played using feet most of the time. :-p
2-09-2010 @ 8:36AM
unless you happen to be Henry, those Irish were robbed is all I'm saying :P
2-09-2010 @ 8:49AM
What's this real football that you speak of?.... oh, you must mean soccer. Yea, soccer is played in more places thoughout the world and I guess you could say that makes it more popular....outside America.
2-09-2010 @ 8:54AM
Yes funny that - language is different in different countries. Why, even a common language, say English, has different dialects in different places. Weird.
2-09-2010 @ 9:05AM
Yeah, i really don't understand why it's called "FOOTball"...when they use their foot only, what? 3% of total time? (kick off, field goal, and when you can't get the 10 yards)...
2-09-2010 @ 9:45AM
The British are to blame, actually. It was their sport "Rugby football" that became gridiron. Americans just didn't remove the "football" part of the name.
2-09-2010 @ 10:05AM
2-09-2010 @ 11:25AM
Its cawled footbawl cuz if you don't like our ways, you might git yer teeth kicked in! HoooOOOOO WEEeeeEEEEEeee!!!*punches baby, drinks beer*Now that the stereotype is out of the way... Whats the topic again?:P
2-09-2010 @ 2:02PM
We could call it Passy-throwball and we'd still love it.You could call soccer "real football", no handsyball, or even Deathball *(tm) and we'd still hate it.I mean, we took the most known, most famous, at one point arguably the best "football" player, brought him to LA and we *still* didn't give a damn. Hell, most Americans couldn't even name one American Soccer team. (Or two worldwide teams)The reason "football" (soccer) is so popular worldwide is that all you need to play it is a ball and maybe a few sticks to mark the goal posts. Any one with an inflated goat bladder and a flat stretch of dirt, grass or sand can play it. (and I mean that with the utmost respect to the game and it's accessibility)
2-09-2010 @ 2:50PM
Speaking as an official non-American, I feel obligated to point out that American football is a very, very silly sport.Any game where they have to give the referee a microphone so he can explain what's going on is just too darned complicated.
2-10-2010 @ 9:49AM
Ahhh England and America,Two countrys seperated by a shared languageJust be grateful america isnt in the EU. They would make you change ALL the names of things you like to be 'multinationally compatable'
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