its called football because the players are on foot, not because use there feet to play.
As opposed to handball where the players are… on their hands?
And in contrast with Basketball, because the players are… inside baskets?
How about baseball, where the players are…musicians?
Um… base =/= bass. In baseball, the players are…. um…. on the bottom?
And through all of this, wtf is up with softball?
Try using “they” and “their”, sport…
Ball + Foot = Kickball.
Emmitt Smith!! One of the greatest handeggers ever!
Whoa. What about…pinball? Is that for…pinheads?
And dodgeball – mind the traffic!
Tetherball – the way men seem to like theirs to stay.
Wiffleball – for curvy airheads?
Beach ball – NO SANDBAGGING!
Volleyball – relic of the Age of Flintlock Musketry.
Thunderball – it’s a Bonding thing.
Low-ball – the game of making an offer that can be refused.
Hardball – played by the refuser of the low-ball offer.
Crystal balls – why Gypsies can’t have babies?
Wrecking ball – keep an eye on this one: it swings both ways.
Stickball – Not because it’s covered in adhesive, but because the ball looks like a…stick?
Bowling ball – this one knows the drill.
Fly ball – Eeeewww. And don’t tell Jeff Goldblum.
Blue balls – Owwwwww.
Cheese ball – Is it Christmas already or are we in Switzerland?
Rum ball – Yesh, it musht be Christmussss. (Urp!)
Snow ball – the leader of the pack?
Spit ball – actually, its wadded, saliva-soaked paper, not spit. So THERE.
Fuzz ball – let’s hope this means the ones under your bed.
Black-ball – a tough pill to swallow because as it goes down it makes a mean clique.
Oddball – there’s one in every crowd.
Cannonball – makes a Big Splash.
Sour ball – comes in many flavors!
Tee-Ball – an extraordinary shape for a ball.
Gumball – sure taste a lot better than tooth balls.
Skee-Ball – swallowed as many coins as all the world’s slot machines.
Fastball – Wham! Bam! And you know the rest.
Gazing ball – you ever seen it gazing at anything?
Rubber ball – lots of babies glad their parents didn’t learn this game from the drugstore.
Super Ball – doesn’t Lois Lane know it.
Massage ball – that better not be a command, Mister.
Dryer ball – which is why God made lotion?
Speedball – most addictive of all ball games.
Eyeball – sometimes a contact sport, more often for older players.
Times Square Ball – How illuminating! But it only comes once a year.
Costume ball – everyone wears completely different uniforms and no one even knows who the other players, even their own teammates, are. And only one player wins.
Paintball – shouldn’t this one really be in the plural? Honestly, has anyone ever fired just one paintball? (See above: Volleyball, Flintlock Musketry)
Ground ball – The Whole Earth Game!
Curve ball – aren’t they all?
Knuckle ball – Ow. There’s one factory I’d hate to tour, let alone work in.
8-Ball – played with, ummm…fifteen balls.
Golf ball – Tiger’s story and he’s sticking to it.
Fireball – the ancients went through an awful lot of bats trying to hit this one.
Viennese Ball – now here’s one you can tap your toes to.
PowerBall – the one everyone takes a swing at in hope of hitting it.
Fur ball – for one. Always.
Highball – now we’re finally getting somewhere.
Seems to me that the only one that’s a hundred percent accurate is…meatball!
Must go now – before I lose my…marbles. Think I’ll try my luck in another…sphere.
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