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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for May 10, 2019 is: footle \FOO-tul\ verb 1 : to talk or act foolishly 2 : to waste time : trifle, fool Examples: "A very British inventionâ€¦, the steam locomotive, derived as it was from [George] Stephenson's nippy Rocket machine on parallel tracks, and the experiments of a young boy called James Watt, who footled about with a spoon in the steam from his aunt's kettle." â€” John Lewis-Stempel, The Express Online (U.K.), 5 Aug. 2018 "I left the convent with an ability to curtsey, two rubbish A-levels and a large repertoire of slightly scandalous songs. I footled around for a year, wasted three years at university, footled around a bit more and then finally did what I'd wanted to do all alongâ€”go to drama schoolâ€¦." â€” Dillie Keane, The Guardian (London), 19 Aug. 2015 Did you know? Footle will be more familiar to speakers of British English than it is to speakers of American English. Its likely source is the seldom-used footer, meaning "to waste time." That word is etymologically connected with fouter (also spelled foutra), a word referring to something of little value or someone worthless or bungling. But the link between footle and footer is speculative. What we can say with confidence is that footle is a verb of 19th century origin thatâ€”along with the derivative adjective footling (as in "a footling amateur")â€”is still apt when discussing foolish or trifling people or things.
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ExtraTime Radio: Paul Mariner (New England Revolution)
It's here...almost. The crew (Nick, Simon and Andrew) are on the ground in LA, and it's like old times as MLS Cup fever ramps up. Who needs the Cup most? Are LA really the favorites? What about the Revs losing legacy in the big game? Your full preview is here.The #FirstToFive campaign applies to both teams, only LA are going for wins and New England and trying to avoid a record fifth MLS Cup loss. Revs color commentator Paul Mariner was around for three of them, and he joins the show to break down this team and the wave of momentum they're riding. Plus, the guys run the rule over the ins and outs of the MLS award season.Finally, Simon calls for tears in Carson and details the last time he cried about sports, the guys wonder who would show up to Jermaine Jones' after party and christen the Revs "career killers." Email us at ExtraTime@MLSsoccer.com or tweet us at @ExtraTimeRadio. And make sure you check out our West Coast brethren atÂ March to the MatchÂ everyÂ Wednesday!
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ExtraTime Radio: Eduardo Mendez (CCL), Luis Aguiar (University of British Columbia)
The MLS preseason has never offered a weekend richer in talking points. We delve into a few of the meatier topics on this episode: Should MLS rivals face off this close to the regular season (Portland vs. Vancouver)? Should teams that play on opening weekend meet two weeks before, even in an exhibition (NYCFC vs. Orlando City)? Should rookies have to put up with innocent rites of initiation (Whitecaps)? And should LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane have to pass the armband on to Steven Gerrard when he joins the team in the summer?Â We move on to the matches that count for real in segment two and the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals which will see two MLS sides in action. Pachuca and Alajuelense expertÂ Eddie MendezÂ gives you the lowdown on the teams that stand in the way of a potential all-MLS semifinal between Montreal and DC United. Also, is there less buzz around CCL compared to years past? If so, is it justified?Â Â No mailbag today, but we replace it with a topic of discussion most soccer avids will find fascinating: a college course on the topic of Cristiano Ronaldo. We talk to University of British ColumbiaÂ Professor Luis Aguiar, who came up with the idea. Turns out there's a lot more to Cristiano if you can get past the hair gel and self-absorbed goal celebrations. Email us at ExtraTime@MLSsoccer.com or tweet us at @ExtraTimeRadio.