Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Feb 10 20:26:00 UTC 2014

Isn't this meant to be just an extension of "he's an absolute beast in
battle"? Fearless, ferocious, hungry for victory... you can throw in
"animal instinct" there as well. But "leader"? I guess, if you compare
your team to a wolfpack...


On 2/10/2014 11:39 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> CNN describes a football player as "a beast on the field, a great leader."
> Used to be, a "beast" was a kinda bad thing. But hey, football.
> JL

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