Sorry, but ya kno' every 4 years I gotta go a wee bit nuts. So, hmm... I won't be around much over the next two weeks, but please do feel free to explore my archives via the menu bar in the header or via the most-read posts which I've linked for you on the lower side bar.
To my PLN, I'll see ya on Twitter every now and then!
Now go wave your flag,
imagecredit: football world cup by chooyutshing
p.s. quick rant: Why on earth do Americans insist on calling The Beautiful Game soccer and passing on this misinformation to the rest of the world... I mean the game they play is with their hands.... but logic dictates that man running to connect Foot to Ball = Football.
Man running, stopping for commercial breaks, with egg-shaped non-rolly thing in hand = Comhandegg?
It's not that complicated, is it? ;-) ;-)
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