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  1. Clinchfighter is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cap View Post
    "Suplex", from the French word "souplesse", translated as "suppleness" (which is what was understood to be important to the throw). Graeco roman wrestling originated in France, and the French name for the move stuck and was translated phonetically to English. When pronounced in French, "souplesse" can sound like "supplay".
    Suppleness on a supplex, thats actually kinda interesting....oh and greco is pretty awesome. If I didn't love ankle picks and singles, I'd probably focus on my greco skill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cap View Post
    "Suplex", from the French word "souplesse", translated as "suppleness" (which is what was understood to be important to the throw). Graeco roman wrestling originated in France, and the French name for the move stuck and was translated phonetically to English. When pronounced in French, "souplesse" can sound like "supplay".
    Didn't want to get into the whole nitty gritty of it, thanks asshole. (LOL seriously thought it was the other way around though.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Didn't want to get into the whole nitty gritty of it, thanks asshole. (LOL seriously thought it was the other way around though.)
    maybe someone should start a Greco themed thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    Didn't want to get into the whole nitty gritty of it, thanks asshole.
    Y a pas de quoi mon p'tit teigneux. But next time let me know if you want the nitty or the gritty, it can be hard to tell.
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    J'ai toujours pense il été orthographié "suplex"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    J'ai toujours pense il été orthographié "suplex"
    Suplay, suplex, souplesse... as long as you don't say soufflé or ever try to speak French again it works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Cap View Post
    Suplay, suplex, souplesse... as long as you don't say soufflé or ever try to speak French again it works.
    Non bon? Muerde. Okay deal. Seriously though I always thought it was spelled suplex for those who didn't catch on.
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    I saw this posted on the Yahoo Answers board...
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    I saw this posted on the Yahoo Answers board...
    You saw a penis on the Yahoo Answers board?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Supreme View Post
    You saw a penis on the Yahoo Answers board?
    that too

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