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Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Why is the word love used in tennis?


Long ago, no score was indicated on French tennis scorecards by an egg-shaped zero. This was known as “I’oeuf”, the French word for egg, and the English-speaking players used the same word, but in this case it should like love, and has been called love ever since.

1 comments:

:: A L B A R A :: October 7, 2007 at 12:44 AM  

interesting .. i'v always wondered really why thay are using the love word ^^: .. now it makes sense :)


nice blog by the way :) .. keep it up ^_^