in reply to use slop;
The way I'm used to playing pool back home is a bit different than the pool played in the US.That reminds me of the time I traveled to the UK to visit my brother (he's British and I'm a citizen of the USA). He took me to a pool hall and asked if we could play "American style" pool. Needless to say, the British idea of how Americans play it is rather amusing and I kept chuckling about their assumptions.
Later on, my brother had a particularly difficult shot. I suggested he put a little "left English" on it. That earned me an interesting look from everyone.
Hoist on my somewhat less than multi-cultural petard :)
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