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StaggerLee Scrapple Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 12 hours Last activity: 2 hours # 1 Posted on 18.9.03 1047.28 | Instant Rating: 4.61 In European football, what does REAL mean in front of all those teams names? Does it signify something? Promote this thread!
canucklover Pickled pork Since: 16.7.02 From: Vancouver, BC Since last post: 3735 days Last activity: 3353 days # 2 Posted on 18.9.03 1055.24 | Instant Rating: 2.15 "Real" is only used in Spanish football. It means 'Royal' and is an honourific granted by the King. Real Madrid, for instance, was just Madrid until about 1915. Edit: My mistake, it was 1920 (edited by canucklover on 18.9.03 0856) "...Don't the sun look angry through the trees? Don't the trees look like crucified thieves?" --Warren Zevon, Desperadoes Under the Eaves
Bullitt Shot in the dark Since: 11.1.02 From: Houston Since last post: 52 days Last activity: 52 days # 3 Posted on 18.9.03 1833.33 | Instant Rating: 7.08 Yep, such as Real Club Deportivo La Coruna...or Royal Sporting Club of La Coruna (approximate translation.) Buck 65...Talkin' Honky Blues out now
StaggerLee Scrapple Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 12 hours Last activity: 2 hours # 4 Posted on 20.9.03 0119.28 | Instant Rating: 4.29
thank you fine sirs!
That made me laugh out loud, hard to explain at work. I hate to make fun of people's names, but I can't help but wonder what it was that made the WWF's Mr. Wulffraat decide on a career choice of investigating animals people have never heard of.
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