Language of sports

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 14 20:21:26 UTC 2001

Patti Kurtz wrote:
>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?

He should look for work by Peter Bjarkman. I don't have specific references.
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