[thechat] What language is this?

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Jun 18 14:30:00 CDT 2002

On Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at 08:06  pm, Madhu Menon wrote:

>> Mind you, being compared to a football ref is never going to be a
>> compliment...
> It's always the fucking referee's fault man! :)
> Pick your excuse:
> 1) If he hadn't red-carded [xyz], we wouldn't have lost our star striker
> 2) He fouled *me*, not the other way round. And who gets the penalty
> kick?
> 3) He's racist. He doesn't like [nationality]
> 4) That wasn't a fucking offside!
> 5) The match was over 2 minutes ago! Has he lost his watch?

I was once at an end of season crunch match where there was over 15
minutes of injury time. The best line I heard was "C'mon ref - some of
us have got work on Monday!"

> 6) He let him handle the ball! God didn't have anything to do with
> it. ;)
> Any more you can think of?

Who needs an excuse? "Who's the bastard in the black?"

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