American Football in Germany / Fettsackmauer

ARD is showing some American football tonight, and it’s to be hoped they don’t get their hands on this list of recommended German terminology:

|Offensive Line|Fettsackmauer|
|Defensive Line|Mobilere Fettsackmauer|
|Intentional Grounding|Beabsichtigtes Ball-auf-den-Boden-dotzen|
|Fair Catch|Angsthasenfang|
|Interception|Abfanger|
|Fumble|Fallenlasser|
|Rookie|Frischling|
|Yard|Fast-ein-Meter|

(and that the TV sports maniac blogger Kai Pahl at allesaussersport doesn’t get his hands on cricket).

(Many thanks to Scott for this one – he got it via Google Reader)

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