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Author Wilson, Bob, 1941-

Title Googlies, nutmegs and bogeys : the origins of peculiar sporting lingo / Bob Wilson
Published Thriplow : Icon, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  796.014 Wil/Gna  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
regular print
Summary The world of sport has its own language, rich in strange words and phrases whose origins often stretch back centuries. 'Googlies, Nutmegs & Bogeys', is an illustrated lexicon - unravelling the true meanings, heritage and evolution of sporting terms - that will enlighten and amuse
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes index
Subject Cricket -- Anecdotes.
Sports -- Terminology.
Sports -- Slang.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
ISBN 1840467746