SnookerFan wrote:Dan-cat wrote:Badsnookerplayer wrote:...and another thing - if I put a bit of side on the cueball, then Acesinc and his compatriots would say that I applied English to the white. I have seen all nationalities apply side but you might say that the English invented it. I find that hard to believe if I am honest.
I have a theory that both the chinese snooker and the use of the word English in America to mean side is because it's some kind of play on that fact that it's a bit tricksy/canny/underhand?
Well, not really.
I know I'm clutching at straws a bit here lolz.