At 08:24 AM 11/1/2004, Debi Cox wrote:
>I've seen the term "body english" several times in recent SAI
>descriptions of the contests (thanks for the reports, can't wait to see the
>videos!). I have used the contexts to try and work out what it means, but
>would love to know the correct definition!
I believe it comes from an old "pool hall" term in which you changed the
action on the table by putting a little spin (ie english) on the ball.
Hence,"body english" refers to turning the body to somehow change the
impact of the words.