[Ads-l] Idle curiosity

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 12 23:48:14 UTC 2015

It's not really sports context, except in the most superficial sense.

The underlying phrase is "That's clutch!" in the sense similar to "That's
cool!". That's not the same meaning that's in sports context, unless I'm
completely misinterpreted the expression.


On 12:11pm, Sun, Jul 12, 2015 Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

 Clutch as an adjective in the context of sports is new??


On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 8:26 AM, Arnold Zwicky <arnold.zwicky at gmail.com>

> =E2=80=9Cclutch=E2=80=9D is new to me.
> on =E2=80=9Cdoxx=E2=80=9D, on my blog:
> http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/26/doxxing/
> on the nouning =E2=80=9Cspend=E2=80=9D, on my blog:
> =
> /

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