Monday, November 14, 2011

Words Matter

Last night I was in the early stages of working out a trade with a Rays fan, and the discussion reminded of the old joke that the United States and Great Britain are two nations separated by a common language.

You see, we didn't have a common starting point on the definition of CC. For him, CC means this:

For me, CC means this:

At least neither of us felt that CC meant this:


  1. Great post!

    I am, and always will be, first and foremost, an idiot. And yes, I DO have a small stash of CC cards (Sabathia) that have found their way to me over this very linguistic issue.

    Sadly, I've yet to end up with a Poison album.

  2. Well to be fair, your blog is names Carl Crawford Cards. I am not sure how you could have been more obvious than that.

  3. i thought cc meant Cardboard Catastrophes !
    now i'm Completely Confused.