Origins of the Word "Soccer"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jun 29 11:35:53 UTC 2014

Today's New York Times has a letter to the editor by me about the origins of the word "soccer."  The citations in question were not discovered by me, but rather by Evan Kirshenbaum.

Fred Shapiro
Yale Book of Quotations (Yale University Press)

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