gutter ball


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gutter ball

n.
A ball played in bowling that goes into the gutter and scores no points.
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The consolation prize went to Robbie "Gutter Ball" McDowall whose score would have been considerably more impressive had he been playing golf.
Seeing your boss throw a gutter ball can actually be great for company morale.
Susan Marie Shuman is also the author of "Gutter Ball: A Collection of Short Stories," and "Eddie's Underwear & Other Shorts." Her books are available in paperback and Kindle formats through Amazon.com
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A gutter ball is a gutter ball, and will keep being one until you learn how to bowl better, or ask Bresse for some advice.
("According to my enhanced scoring, that wasn't a gutter ball. It was a future strike.")
Then came the moment, dubbed "Gutter Ball" by many media outlets, when Obama made the crack heard 'round the politically incorrect world: "It's like - it was like Special Olympics or something," he replied.
He'll need all hands on deck now as Brunswick tries to dodge the gutter ball that's been flung into its Asian bowling operations.
Similar to Gutter Ball as far as the legendary gut punches Ms.
LaPlan's exaltation when she got a strike, to the dismay a few showed when they had a dreaded gutter ball.
If there's a problem with it and I hand a score sheet to someone, they'll ask, `What do I do with this?' The automatic scoring has great graphics that come up if someone throws a strike or gets a gutter ball."
We likened ourselves to being the bumper-guards that prevented our kids from rolling gutter balls at the bowling alley.