谈到简短表示法，棒球等的转播有相当多的精简说法。“平手的比赛。” 是Tied-up game.“球数三比二。”则说Three two.“安打。” Base hit.“一比一 平手。”可以说 One-to-one game.“扬基队以二比一领先”。The Yankees lead the game by two to one. 若代替以 Two-to-one，Yankees' game. 如此简单的说法， 则更利落。“第一球外角坏球。”也可如此轻松的说The first pirch, outside, ball one.
Another new dynasty, called Han (206 B.C.-A.D. 220), emerged with its capital at Chang'an . The new empire retained much of the Qin administrative structure but retreated a bit from centralized rule. Confucian ideals of government, were adopted as the creed of the Han empire.