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The Hoddle of Coffee: Tottenham Hotspur news and links for Thursday, February 13

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Vegetable names

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Hi, everyone!

Two things before we get started: that’s defender Emma Mitchell at the top, and she scored a pretty amazing goal yesterday against Everton, and dessert beat out pudding by a margin of 96% to 4%. On someone else’s suggestion, here’s the next debate.

Ramble of the Day

I’ll get right to it.

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Poll

What to do you call the above vegetable?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Courgette
    (49 votes)
  • 70%
    Zucchini
    (170 votes)
  • 9%
    Isn’t that a cucumber?
    (22 votes)
241 votes total Vote Now

The story behind the third option: one time I went to a grocery store to pick up some courgettes/zucchinis and the person at the cash register charged me for cucumbers.

tl;dr: Courgette or zucchini?

Links of the Day

The Oxford English Dictionary faces criticism for changing the definition of “yid” to include Spurs fans, as Jewish groups say it does not clearly indicate the word’s offensive nature.

Irish side Bohemians partnered with Amnesty International for an away kit to highlight the refugee crisis.

The union representing the U.S. men’s team issued a statement in support of the U.S. women’s team’s fight for equal pay.

Ajax’s Daley Blind returned to play after getting heart surgery in December.

Today’s longer read: Ryan Baldi interviews Maarten Stekelenburg on his career and the evolution of the sweeper keeper for The Independent