"It's all academic"

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"It's all academic"

Post by victo » Mon Jul 05, 2010 7:24 pm

What does a sportscaster mean when he says "It's all academic" at the very end of a sports contest?

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Re: "It's all academic"

Post by Joe » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:27 pm

It's only of theoretical interest. It has no practical relevance.

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