Billy Vunipola’s Problem Is They’re Rugger Buggers For A Different Reason

If you were less than fully aware of the intricacies of colloquial English you’d be wondering what all this fuss was about concerning Billy Vunipola and whether gays are condemned to hellfire by God or not. For Vunipola is a professional rugby player. Rather a good one in fact. And it’s long been true that we call those heavily interested in that game rugger buggers. The problem here being that it’s a colloquialism, meaning people who play rugby, not an attempt at an accurate – nor even insulting – description of what goes on in the scrum.…

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