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Sports terms that have fallen out of favor in the last 60 years

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Football_Bat, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I use that one still.

    Sometimes I'll also employ "circuit."
  2. spikechiquet

    spikechiquet Well-Known Member

    I miss the words 'nimble' and 'fleet-footed'...or anything else that sounds like Keith Jackson would say during a broadcast
  3. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Used to, you couldn't read a hockey gamer without the word "nifty" being used to describe someone's dexterous shot or save.
  4. pressboxer

    pressboxer Active Member

    I have used nifty a time or two in soccer gamers to describe passes that led to goals. As in, "Jones slipped a nifty backheel pass into the box as Smith raced in from the right wing."
  5. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    One of them is probably me. :D
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