Could actually be a British one, perhaps readers can tell us whether it spreads further:
Des Seabrook obituary
Blunt Lancastrian rugby coach who inspired his team to beat the All Blacks
This is back in amateur days of course. So, the day job?
His day job during the week was teaching geography
At Worth the geography bloke was also a (or the?) coach at Rosslyn Park. Really not sure whether it’s sporty types become geography teachers or there’s something they put in the water when training the geography teachers.
We have some NZ types here occasionally – same thing happen there? And there’s a Saffer or two, anyone else?
As just recently noted, it’s also the obits where the very English writing ends up:
he was rarely inhibited by sensitivity when it came to enforcing his will…….Perhaps at times he was a little too refreshing in his frankness…..A hip replacement did not deter him from taking up skiing, but he broke his new hip on a trip and was not tempted to go again.