Mudcat Café message #3997694 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #3997694
Posted By: Charmion
24-Jun-19 - 06:12 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
“Soccer” derives from the “association” part of Association Football.

We have too many kinds of footie over here to let the kind you play without a helmet be called just “football”.