Fwd: raise/rise again

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 20 14:28:31 UTC 2008

The commentator was ex-coach Mark Adams, now a regular "expert" on
ESPN, and the show is actually a pre-tournament special, not
SportsCenter.  I see they're all still struggling with the different
interpretations of "lower seed" and "higher seed".

>Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2008 10:13:54 -0400
>To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
>[Coach] Billy Gillespie has risen Kentucky from the dead.
>--commentator on ESPN's SportsCenter discussing upcoming NCAA
>basketball tournament match between the U. of Kentucky and Marquette.

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