August 4th, 2016 → 5:27 am @ // No Comments

“The game is up.”

I recently learned that this phrase, “the game is up,” originally meant ‘the game is afoot,’ or, the ‘game is about to begin.’  In other words, it originally meant exactly the opposite of what it means today.  That cracks me up for some reason.

As for Rio, in today’s parlance, let the games begin!

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