I recently discovered that in the sport of tennis, a score of "0" is pronounced "love". I have a few questions related to this discovery!
- Is it common for different sports to have words that represent different specific score values, or for zero?
- Is there a website or reference book you can recommend where I can find a list of such words? I don’t mean for one specific sport, but for as many sports as possible– like football, basketball, soccer, baseball, billiards, and so on, all in one place.
Of course, each sport is different. This Wikipedia article and English StackExchange post discuss some examples that may interest you: