Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Megatron, Oct 19, 2004.
Wasn't there a time that Glasgow Rangers owned Celtic at Ibrox?
Oh, and the blowhard forgot The America's Cup, the Boston Celtics, the Montreal Canadiens, De La Salle football, and The Raybestos Brakettes.
ESPN.com blows chunks.
You know about the Brakettes? My boss played for them. Before the Olympics, an "Old-timers" team and the current team played the US Olympic team. Both games were called because of the mercy rule, but my boss was proud that she got the ball into play against Jenny Finch.
I love this part:
9 of the 10 are American domestic rivalries, and the one exception is really about an American anyway. I don't know if it was meant to be the definitive list of all sports rivalries, but if it was the writer failed pretty dismally.
I think it would be a bit over the top in include a high school team in that list...
The softball world is a bunch of cowards, just because the US Softball Team was making their opponents failed like these below:
Taking Care of Business performed by Bachman Turner Overdrive
It is customary to pluralize verbs when talking about teams and nations.
“England has the best goalkeeper in the World Cup.” “Manchester United are prepared to win the match.”
Euphemistic Politeness for When (team name) Wins
"We ate their lunch."
"We beat the pants off of them." "We blasted them to a planet."
"We cleaned their clock." "We delivered their failure."
"We destroyed [hammered, pulverized, punished, trounced, wasted, whacked, etc.] them.
"We did them in."
"We dusted their jackets."
"We fed them their lunch." "We fed them to the zoo [lions, tigers, bears, dogs, pigeons, etc.]."
"We gave 'em a whoopin' [beating, hiding, leathering, licking, pasting, rubdown, shellacking, tanning, walloping, whacking, whopping, etc.]." "We gave 'em the business”
"We kicked their arse." Also, KYA’ed them or their holes
"We kicked them about."
"We knocked seven/twelve bells out of them."
"We knocked the $#*@ (stuffing, junk) out of them."
"We knocked them into a cocked hat."
"We knocked them into the middle of next week/year."
"We licked 'em."
"We made mincemeat of them."
"We made them sing small."
"We panned their heads."
"We pasted them."
"We put on a clinic/show [for them]."
"We showed them how it is (supposed to be) done."
"We tanned their hides."
"We taught them a lesson."
"We took all of their Cheddar Bay biscuits." "We took care of business."
"We took them for a ride."
"We took them out behind the woodpile."
"We wailed on them."
"We went home with all the marbles."
"We whacked them."
"We wiped [dusted, mopped, etc.] the floor with them."
"We worked them over."
Also, “We delivered their failure”
Ways of saying “X beats Y”
X defeats Y
X turns down Y
X dispatches Y
X thumps Y
X blasts Y
Made them eat crow
Made them eat their words
Fooled them plenty
And get this: Team Australia is the only team with the testosterone, progesterone and estrogen to score the only run against the EVIL EMPIRE