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Beautiful Game

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Set in Northern Ireland during the Catholic/Protestant conflict of the late 60s and early 70s, this stage musical, which opened at London’s Cambridge Theatre on 26 September 2000, was the...

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Beautiful Game

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Set in Northern Ireland during the Catholic/Protestant conflict of the late 60s and early 70s, this stage musical, which opened at London’s Cambridge Theatre on 26 September 2000, was the...

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Beautiful game

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 92 words.

In modern parlance, football; the description is attributed to the Brazilian footballer Pelé (b.1940), who autobiography was entitled

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Beautiful Game Theory

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.

May 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Economic Thought. 224 pages.

A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously considered to belong to sociology, political science, law, and...

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Beautiful Game, The

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 388 words.

Set in Northern Ireland during the Catholic/Protestant conflict of the late 60s and early 70s, this stage musical, which opened

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Making the Beautiful Game a Bit Less Beautiful

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.

in Beautiful Game Theory

May 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Economic Thought. 9771 words.

This chapter is concerned with the implications of incentives. It studies an incentive change in a natural setting where both productive and sabotage activities can be directly observed:...

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The Invention of the Beautiful Game

Gregg Bocketti.

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Society and Culture. 320 pages.

This book explains how Brazilian football (soccer) became Brazilian, showing that this was a matter of choices made by Brazilian nationalists rather than an outgrowth of any “authentic”...

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The Invention of the Beautiful Game

Gregg Bocketti.

in The Invention of the Beautiful Game

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 16708 words.

This chapter focuses on Brazilians’ ideas about football styles, demonstrating the struggle of well-to-do sportsmen to train Brazilian footballers to play as they thought Europeans played,...

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 46 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed

football? the beautiful game

beautiful game

beautiful game

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed

football? the beautiful game

beautiful game

beautiful game

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. 20 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed

football? the beautiful game

beautiful game

beautiful game

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed

football? the beautiful game

beautiful game

beautiful game

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Pelé (1940– )

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

Football? It's the beautiful game.

attributed; his autobiography (1977) was My Life and the Beautiful Game

football? the beautiful

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Funny old game

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 46 words.

Football. A journalistic cliché that sometimes omits the ‘old’. It is frequently used by footballers themselves. See also Beautiful game

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Beaujolais (France)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

An ancient province and famous wine-producing area, its name is derived from the small town of Beaujeu, literally ‘beautiful game’. The Roman name of Beaujeu was Bellojocum ‘Beautiful...

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Beaujolais (France)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

An ancient province and famous wine-producing area, its name is derived from the small town of Beaujeu, literally ‘beautiful game’.

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