Thursday, June 10, 2010

World Cup and Language Skills

I don't ever follow the World Cup, but I happened upon something in the Spanish press today. One thing leads to another, and I was sent this headline from Beth, who does follow soccer:

Refs prep for U.S. vs. England with curse course
RUSTENBERG, South Africa -- The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will work the England-United States match at the World Cup have been studying English-language obscenities the players might use.
You can see the whole article here.

And here's a photo, just for fun, found in El Pais in the fotogaleria:

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