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Why is a good arm called a “hose”
Posted: 10 March 2009 03:06 PM   [ Ignore ]

I always pictured the thrower’s arm as a loose hose that got slung forward and the ball shooting out of it.  Sort of like a flexible lacrosse stick.  My friend just mentioned that he pictured a firehose where the ball was shooting out like water. 

Anyone know who’s less wrong?

Posted: 12 March 2009 04:57 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]

Relief pitchers throw hard.  Relief pitchers are called fireman.  Firemen use hoses.