[Ads-l] Ball-handling? and a QOTY?

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 4 00:04:16 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 6:18 PM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
> According to Dave "this really happened" Barry, in January 2015 Bill
> Belichick, coach of the about-to-be NFL champion New England Patriots,
> said "I've handled dozens of balls over the past week". Did no-one eat
> lunch off this at the time (I mean scatologically rather than footballwise)?
> Or did I just miss it all?
> And I nominate this as most-easy-to-misunderstand QOTY.

There was all the snark and snickering that you'd expect.


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