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Old 23.02.2018, 04:19 PM
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Jaguars - "Jag-Wars" (or bizarrely "Jag-Wires" sometimes)
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Old 23.02.2018, 04:30 PM
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Manager - Head Coach
Thats an American + Continental Europe vs Britain one, we are the odd one outs on that.
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Old 25.02.2018, 02:15 PM
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Thats an American + Continental Europe vs Britain one, we are the odd one outs on that.
Indeed, we are the odd ones out. But it's also what a manager does. In the NFL and most footballing nations, the coach coaches, someone else does the transfers, contracts etc (General Manager in the US, Sporting Director in Europe). It's only really Belichick and the UK where the coach also does the contract side. So Manager is appropriate in that context, I guess.
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Old 25.02.2018, 02:18 PM
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Canned - Sacked.
I've heard 'canned' here. But not 'sacked' there. If someone has been sacked in the US, they are a QB and they've been tackled for loss by the defense! If someone has lost their job they have been fired.
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Old 25.02.2018, 02:20 PM
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One I realised today:

Compensatory. We pronounce is "com-pen-say-turry". They pronounce it "com-pensa-tory"
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the pronouncement of vehicle. veheicle
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Old 25.02.2018, 10:31 PM
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Watching Dele Alli today reminded me
Dive - flop
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Old 25.02.2018, 11:43 PM
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Watching Dele Alli today reminded me
Dive - flop
Talking of diving, in the US the past tense of 'dive' isn't 'dived', but 'dove' (rhymes with drove).
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My fave is "The Kid"...

which means "Full grown man in his twenties and professional athlete that is either new to the league or hasn't made his mark yet."

Makes me chuckle in the draft when they use it - makes me cringe when I see guys use it on here...
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