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  • Ron Mackey

    Ron Mackey March 13, 2006, 1 a.m. (Message 44661)

    Re: language influence across the Atlantic

    > Ditto the term "run-up" (generally as "run-up to the...) meaning the period 
    > of time approaching.
    	Well, the origin of run-up actually applies to distance more 
    than time even though that is what it means today.  It alludes to that 
    mysterious game called Cricket.  
    The run-up is of vital importance - just ask any bowler.

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