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 Post subject: Wrap your mind around this
PostPosted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:29 pm 
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New York wasted a 4-1 fourth-inning lead and trailed 7-4 in the eighth, when it loaded the bases against Andrew Sisco on a single wrapped around two walks. -- AP


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 Post subject: Re: Wrap your mind around this
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ADKbrown wrote:
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New York wasted a 4-1 fourth-inning lead and trailed 7-4 in the eighth, when it loaded the bases against Andrew Sisco on a single wrapped around two walks. -- AP


I usually see the verb "sandwich" used in that context: "a single sandwiched around two walks." Maybe sportswriters are often hungry and thus their prose is influenced by their empty stomach?


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 Post subject: Re: Wrap your mind around this
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wordygurdy wrote:
I usually see the verb "sandwich" used in that context: "a single sandwiched around two walks."


If it were a "a single sandwiched between two walks," it would make sense.


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