Asked in Nouns
Is volleyball a proper noun?
No, the noun 'volleyball' is a common noun, a general word for a type of sport, a general word for a type of ball. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing; for example, the Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball or "Thinking Volleyball" by Mike Hebert. ...
Asked in Sports, Volleyball
WHAT is the name of the man that noticed the game mintonette to change the name into volleyball?
He is Mr. Alfred Halstead who was preffered to changed mintonette into volley ball. Then after a years, it becomes one word called as VOLLEYBALL ...
Asked in Volleyball
How did volleyball get its name?
Alfred Halstead, a newspaper reporter, noticed the volleying nature of the game and called it "volley ball." It was originally known as "mintonette." Volley ball was eventually shortened to volleyball. because the object of the sport is to volley the ball over the net Volleyball got its name from when you volley the ball and that the shape of the ball is a sphere. ...
Asked in Volleyball, Nouns
Is volleyball a proper noun or a common noun?
The word "volleyball" is a common noun, a word for any volleyball of any kind. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, thing, or a title; for example: Molton Volleyball (brand) USA Volleyball (organization) Volleyball Lane, Memphis, TN Volleyball House and Soccer Arena, Elkridge, MD 'Insights & Strategies for Winning Volleyball' by Mike Hebert ...