Over and over.
Again and again.
Just that one word.
But what does it mean?
Perhaps my understanding of this word (or its use) is flawed.
The source of my aggravation was the announcer’s words
“Enough for a first down.”September 2, 2022. IA HS football field
So if the team I was cheering for had a 3rd and 2 situation and they made two yards, it was enough.
Good call. On the nose gain. Exactly what was needed.
If it was 3rd and 2 and they made 12 yards, it was enough.
Oh, wow. In some instances that amount of yardage would be two first downs.
If it was 3rd and 2 and they made 27 yards, it was enough.
And over a quarter of the length of the entire field or over two and a half first downs.
What might varied word choice look like?
If not close:
What words would you choose instead of “enough”? How annoyed are you to hear the same word over 50 times through a PA system?
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