Re: Back-formate football?

Subject: Re: Back-formate football?
From: Jan Boomsliter <boom -at- CADENCE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 1994 08:05:41 -0800

Thank Heaven - another someone out there who knows what he's talkin
about! You also know I appreciate those who do their research. Bless

I didn't know this term, never heard it, doubted it was a legit term,
and - being the purist that I am - was/am horrified that it is given
any credence at all. (You know how I hate it when people make up
stuff, then get ticked off when you don't rush to buy in.)

Imagine my thrill in finding out it came from my alma mater.

A box of Mars bars coming your way.

Actually, back-formation was a variant of the T-formation in use by
some college football teams. The inventor of the back-formation
was Pen Inhand, coach of the Famous Writer's School team that
broke many records, including the most losses and most points scored against.
Most of the players failed to graduate and are reported to be hiding out
from school alumni while working as technical writers. If any of you are
reading this, please send me an e-mail message.

The school discontinued the back-formation after a 112-0 beating
administered by the Slippery Rock Teachers team.

Bob Morrisette
Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- EBay -dot- Sun -dot- COM

But.......It's Friday

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