It's "Offside" ***NOT*** "Offsides"

It's "Offside" ***NOT*** "Offsides"

Post by n.. » Fri, 18 Mar 1994 12:45:13


Quote:

>  Yes, but when I said offsides in my post I meant it in
>the plural.  Not very good English I know  :>)

Now this has been getting up my nose for some time too. What do you mean
plural? Offside is a law. A player or players can either be onside or
offside, there is no such thing as offsides. Sorry to be pedantic.

Cheers,
Gerry

 
 
 

It's "Offside" ***NOT*** "Offsides"

Post by Colin Morr » Sat, 19 Mar 1994 06:58:33

Quote:


> >  Yes, but when I said offsides in my post I meant it in
> >the plural.  Not very good English I know  :>)

> Now this has been getting up my nose for some time too. What do you mean
> plural? Offside is a law. A player or players can either be onside or
> offside, there is no such thing as offsides. Sorry to be pedantic.

To be even more pedantic, it's really off-side...

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