I am driven to issue my own Instruction.
Let’s call it
Inter lusorum coronas …
I have seen in the combox and had email analysis upon analysis of my using the analogy of a no-hitter for Universae Ecclesiae.
“But Father! But Father!”, people have written to me. “Why a defense accomplishment?!? What does that meeeeean? Why not an offense analogy?!!???!! Are we being beaten? Is there something to worry about? What does this meeeeeeen?!?!?”
Okay… let’s try again.
This isn’t a grand-slam, its more like an inside the park home run, a “leg” home run in the lame-duck ICEL version, which in the new, corrected more Latinate translation would be called a “quadruple”.
The problem with a baseball offense analogy is that, in baseball, the objective of the offense is to put the ball out of control, beyond the control of the defense, rather than control the ball and run around with it. The defense is trying to keep the ball under control.
Well… “lame-duck” with its limping element hardly suggests the speed… GAH! Now you have ME doing it too! Enough!
There… now you can wonder about that one.
I would ask what the Cricket equivalent of a triple-play is… but…