my favourite things #7

Have I mentioned it’s cold? The cold gives me strength to keep thinking of my favourite things. At this rate, I will one day get to discuss #133: hand-held credit card machines at your table in restaurants.

But first, #7:

Putting the definite article “the” before a common sports noun.

Overheard from one Englishy lady to another walking down the sidewalk:

Well, we’re going to the tennis that weekend. I’m so excited!

For me, not so much. I’d rather go see the baseball.

 

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