Field Theory by Hadyn Green

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Field Theory: I suppose you can call it a uniform

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  • Joanna,

    Yeah but more importantly, when's the Puppy Bowl?

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 746 posts Report Reply

  • Lara,

    The Jon Stewart clip is hilarious, as are the uniforms. I wonder if they get a bonus for wearing them....

    Christchurch • Since Jul 2009 • 82 posts Report Reply

  • Danielle,

    Oh GOD, it's American football season again. It comes around every year so *quickly*. Sigh.

    Charo World. Cuchi-cuchi!… • Since Nov 2006 • 3828 posts Report Reply

  • Graeme Edgeler,

    Possibly the only sport where the uniform is in the name.

    That excludes teams named for their uniforms (red sox etc.). And they don't wear polos to play polo do they?

    Surely there's something else ... at the very least a 'sport' with nude in its name?

    Wellington, New Zealand • Since Nov 2006 • 3207 posts Report Reply

  • Hadyn Green,

    Wow, the things I learn on a Sunday morning. Polo shirts are named after the sport (naturally) and though the originals were similar to the tennis shirt designed by Lacoste they were made of a heavier fabric. So Lacoste's light weight design was adopted instead.

    The term polo shirt, which previously only had referred to the long-sleeved buttoned-down shirts traditionally used in polo, soon became a universal moniker for the tennis shirt; no later than the 1950s, it was in common usage in the U.S. to describe the shirt most commonly thought-of as part of formal tennis attire. Indeed, tennis players often would refer to their shirt as a "polo shirt," notwithstanding the fact that their sport had used it long before polo did.

    As for nude sport (it's a Wikipedia link).

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 2090 posts Report Reply

  • Hadyn Green,

    when's the Puppy Bowl?

    Every year during halftime of the Superbowl on Animal Channel (and on webcam)

    Oh GOD, it's American football season again. It comes around every year so *quickly*. Sigh.

    I know! isn't it aweso... oh, sorry.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 2090 posts Report Reply

  • Yamis,

    And let's not forget why the All Blacks are called the All Blacks.

    Or that useless cricket team named the Blackcaps.

    Since Nov 2006 • 903 posts Report Reply

  • LegBreak,

    Or that useless cricket team named the Blackcaps.

    No, they're the BLACKCAPS

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 1162 posts Report Reply

  • TracyMac,

    I *heart* Jon Stewart. Wonderful juxtapositioning.

    Canberra, West Island • Since Nov 2006 • 701 posts Report Reply

  • Naly D,

    @Yamis @LegBreak weren't they named that after a Clear ad competition in the mid 90's?

    Wellington • Since Sep 2008 • 307 posts Report Reply

  • LegBreak,

    @ Naly

    Yes they were.

    But the capitalisation is more recent than that, and was implemented when no-one was looking.

    It has even spread to the provincial teams too; the ACES, STAGS etc...

    It hurts.

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 1162 posts Report Reply

  • Kyle Matthews,

    It hurts.

    Time to move on my friend. That bitterness inside will only leave you twisted and unable to form any healthy relationships with a cricket team in the future.

    Since Nov 2006 • 6243 posts Report Reply

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