Thursday, January 14, 2010

Follow Up: Curling Murders

Now, you knew I wasn't going to let Mock's comment go by without finding out for sure. Apparently game is the most common terminology for a complete curling competition. Match does pop up from time to time, though. A tournament is called a bonspiel.

To learn more:

http://www.curlingbasics.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curling_terminology

Somewhat surprisingly, curling is not especially popular in Vermont. It is, however, quite a big deal in nearby Quebec, as Mock's comment would suggest. Yet another argument for DirecTV to carry the Canadian stations!

1 comment:

  1. Comcast provides me with two English language Canadian stations and one en Fran├žais.

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