Do Spies Win Olympic Medals?: Sports, Games and Gambling : Fascinating Facts and Everyday Phrases Explained

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Pathfinder, 2006 - English language - 252 pages
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This volume looks at the impact of evergreen activities - sports, games and gambling - upon the way we talk and the things we say. Peter Ryding takes us from cricket to roulette via some very tricky and diverting tangents.
 

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Contents

Gladiators and Other Roman Sports
17
Football Rugby Soccer and NFL
29
Golf
53
Cricket
69
Hunting Shooting and Fishing
89
Horse Racing
111
Other Sports
127
Cards and Gambling
147
KidsGames Pub Games and Board Games
175
WINKT the club
241
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