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In tennis scoring love means nothing, hence love-thirty is 0-30. A common (but unproven) explanation for the term "love" to signify a score of zero is that it originates from the French term "l'oeuf." Another explanation is based on the idea that to do something for love is to do something for nothing (zero).
scoring is based on a clock's face, hence 15/30/45/game (60)
very interesting, and enlightening, true love I suspect is really something for nothing.
thats a great thing i didn t know about tennis!!!
they say it on wii and i had no idea what in the world it meant
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|