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[OFF TOPIC] Weird or different terms related to sports in your language

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dareza    535
28 minutes ago, Vojthas said:

6:0 6:0 in tennis is "rowerek" in Polish, which is a diminutive for a "bicycle".

 

Bicikla in Serbia:d

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phelps    360
2 ore fa, dareza ha scritto:

 

Bicikla in Serbia:d

 

in Italian, we use the word "cappotto", which literally means "coat"...

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De_Gambassi    236
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Il y a 3 heures , Vojthas a déclaré:

6:0 6:0 in tennis is "rowerek" in Polish, which is a diminutive for a "bicycle".

 

Also used in french (not very common).

 

Much more common, is the use of the word "fanny" when a team or someone is scoreless in a game or a tournament. The origins of the expression are rather nebulous, but it has been popularised through the world of pétanque of the early XXth century when the losing team had "to kiss fanny ass" :d as some kind of a punishment.

 

Nowadays, It's used in sports as in everyday life.

 

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embrasser_Fanny

 

:wub::wub:

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01_Fanny_1896.jpg

 

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thiago_simoes    178
4 horas atrás, Vojthas disse:

6:0 6:0 in tennis is "rowerek" in Polish, which is a diminutive for a "bicycle".


In Brazil, when a tennis player wins by 6 : 0, we say "pneu" (tire) and winning by double 6 : 0 is called "bicicleta" (bicycle), just like in Polish (and Serbian).

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