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The some spouses part was in keeping with a cryptic clue definition, as was ace for one, but the end part implies aim or arrive (end) reversed, and no part suggests debris ( as in e.g an anagram of sir bed ) - it was only becaue we were theming that I took a wild guess at it, this is in no way detracting from your efforts
Pete Kane ( pkfox )
We can’t stop here, this is bat country - Hunter S Thompson RIP
It is gaining popularity - last night's game got 11.7 million viewers in the UK, that's massive.
Why is it gaining popularity? Because people can see it free-to-air. While other sports have sold their souls to Sky, the WC has been going out on the BBC and people are watching it and talking about it.
I watch footy at all levels from non-league to Premier and what makes a game entertaining is often whether the two sides are evenly matched and up for it rather than how many Messi/Ronaldo types are playing. The most memorable game I went to last year was a local Sunday League Cup final.
I enjoyed last night's game, the US were always going to win it but the English girls gave them a good game and can be suitably proud of themselves.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. - Mark Twain
last night's game got 11.7 million viewers in the UK, that's massive.
Because it was over-represented and people watched it as a novelty. It's not something that's going to stick. Alas the coverage was on while I was at the gym so I was exposed to some of the pre-match hype.
First off football (by "football" I mean men's football) is male-dominated, obviously, that's just how it is, men prefer sport to women. However the in-studio pundits are generally a mix of males and females, and they always try and interview female fans while covering matches. The coverage I saw was 100% female, no men involved. So they go on about diversity and inclusion yet they are *less* diverse and *less* inclusive than a sport that's famously male-dominated. That's going to turn normal people off. Women are only interested in this because they want to push a feminist agenda. That's going to turn normal people off. They were actually saying that the England\US teams are pro gay rights. Seriously? Who cares? Are you saying that male teams are anti gay rights? Maybe it's just that in football people only care about the football and not identity politics so it just isn't something made a song and dance about? Yeah, obviously it's hardly gay-friendly, that's a given, but again no-one cares.
The whole thing is just some woke, identity politics feminist fest and the general public simply don't care about these things, it actually turns them off. They want to see balls kicked into a net, not be lectured on how they are morally inferior or have the "wrong" opinions. The whole thing is doomed to fail.
Unless they make them play in bikinis. Then I'd watch.
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