Language of sports

Patti Kurtz pkurtz at HEIDELBERG.EDU
Wed Nov 14 20:02:51 UTC 2001

I have a student doing a linguistics project on spots language-- where it
came from and/or how/why the terms are used by sports announcers (or
alternatively, how such terms have come into common use).  Can anyone send
me a good couple of reference son this topic so I can forward them to him?


Patti J. Kurtz
Assistant Professor, English
Advisor, Kilikilik

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                                         -- Robert Benchley

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