English – Why do we choose one word and not another …?

I have no interest in sport, but I do have an interest in language.

In the wake of what The Guardian call the ‘Australian cricket crisis‘, listen to Mike Howard’s comments today [26 March] on Drive with Richard Glover on  ABC Radio Radio Sydney:

ABC Radio Sydney – Drive With Richard Glover 26 March 2018 – Cricket Australia

The interview with Howard starts at about 11 minutes.

The interview and image is (c) ABC [Radio Sydney] and has been uploaded to SoundCloud in the public interest.