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How To Talk Like a Curler

A cheat sheet for following the Winter Olympics’ most nail-biting tournament.


Photo: Todd Korol / Reuters / Corbis | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2014

 
Skip
The player who determines strategy and directs plays for the team.
 
Die!
A call given by the skip to stop sweeping a rock.

Stacking the Brooms
Slang for socializing with teammates and opponents after a game.
 
Circus Shot