Memory Post – The Office Cricket Team

“It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavors look interesting and lively; that was merely an unintended side effect. …It is the only sport that incorporates meal breaks. It is the only sport that shares its name with an insect. It is the only sport in which spectators burn as many calories as the players-more if they are moderately restless.”    Bill Bryson

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12 responses to “Memory Post – The Office Cricket Team

  1. Love the quote! And I think I spotted you, in the front row.


  2. Hard to like a “sport” name after an insect lol!

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  3. Bryson summed it up


  4. That Bill Bryson’s humor is so often in his observation. He points out something right in front of us and the perception is hilarious. I’ve never watched cricket, so I have to take his word for it. I’ll bring a book.


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