walk-offs before "walk off"

Geoffrey Nunberg nunberg at ISCHOOL.BERKELEY.EDU
Tue Sep 10 02:24:51 UTC 2013

Hmm. I'd say the player scoring is the one guy who doesn't have to walk off. He already is.


> Subject: Re: walk-offs before "walk off"
> From: "Joel S. Berson" <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 20:18:32 -0400
> At 9/9/2013 05:48 PM, Geoffrey Nunberg wrote:
> >It's interesting that you see "walk-off error"
> >and even "walk-off balk" as well, though they
> >don't make a lot of sense, unless the defensive player is doing the walking…
> Well, the player scoring walks (or sometimes needs to run) off.
> Joel

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