Where did the term the goalie is standing on his head come from?
The term was first used after NHL President Frank Calder, in reference to new rules allowing a goalie to leave their feet, said "they can stand on their heads as far as I'm concerned"; it is now used to describe multiple saves in quick succession, often without the goalie being able to reset themselves in position and using the aforementioned rule allowing them to be off their feet, such as when they stack the pads to try and save a quick rebound shot.
It was originally a quote from Bernard of Chartres, a 12th century philosopher, who credited the insights of his contemporaries to the greater work of classical figures. He said that moderns were "dwarfs who see farther because they are standing on the shoulders of giants." Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) used the term "standing on the shoulders of giants" in attributing his remarkable success to the genius and effort of scientists who came before him.
The term Sous Chef is a term that is used to refer to assistant chefs who help the main/head chef. In Iron Chef America the battle is between two head chefs. Each head chef is allowed to bring two other sous chefs. Sometimes other head chefs too come over to help their friends as sous chefs so that they stand a better chance of winning the battle.
The term 'broad jump' means the same as the term 'long jump'. Where the long jump is an event where an athlete runs a short distance and then jumps through the air to see how far they can go, the standing broad (long) jump is where an athlete jumps through the air to see how far they can go from a standing position. Click on the 'Standing Broad Jump' link below to learn more about…
the drywall screw didnt come loose the paper that the screw is holding to the wall is what came loose. a screws function is mostly in the head or flange of it. if the head goes throught the paper rather than just indenting the paper, then it ceases to hold anything and the drywall will go in and out around the screw heance the term " screw pop" .
Doctors use the term headache or migraine to discuss a pain in the head, depending on the chronicity and cause. If the pain originates within an organ in the head the name for the pain may be more specific (e.g. 'ophthalmalgia': pain within the eyeball). The medical term for 'pain in the head' is: cephalgia