Sir - Formal Use in Sports

Formal Use in Sports

The Match Officials of a rugby league or rugby union match, male or female, are known as "Sir." It is expected that anyone addressing "Sir" will do so in a respectful manner. For instance, instead of calling "time-out," a rugby player could ask, "May I have a minute, Sir."

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Famous quotes containing the words sports and/or formal:

    Guys do not have a genetic blueprint that allows them to understand or love sports.
    Lesley Visser, U.S. sports reporter and announcer. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 82 (June 17, 1991)

    Two clergymen disputing whether ordination would be valid without the imposition of both hands, the more formal one said, “Do you think the Holy Dove could fly down with only one wing?”
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)