Mudcat Café message #2998982 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #2998982
Posted By: The Fooles Troupe
03-Oct-10 - 06:27 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
"There seems to be a belief among tv football commentators and commenters that "Goal" is an indelicate word in some wa"

... because they associate it with the 'goal' spelling of 'jail'.... and don't want to upset the supporters?