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World Cup language that's TV-worthy

Updated: June 14, 2010, 9:37 AM ET
By Patrick Hruby

Son of a witch! According to reports, the Brazilian referee and his assistants who will work Saturday's England-United States World Cup match have been studying English-language obscenities, the better to issue potential penalties if players use abusive or offensive language.

As such, I hope South Africa has basic cable.

Indeed, there's only one way for the members of Team USA and their English counterparts to avoid costly yellow and red cards: watch lots of edited-for-television ...

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