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11-28-2007, 08:10 AM
Yes this is the title of an old 1901 book!

In the U.K., english is called "side" and draw is called "screw".

This old book can now be read online at google books online. Following is the full title and link.

Side and Screw: Being Notes on the Theory and Practice of the Game of Billiards By Charles Dealtry Locock...

http://books.google.com/books?id=wyACAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=lococ k

11-29-2007, 12:59 AM
Yes, Locock woz the editor of a croquet (hiz first love) magazine in england. He wrote some plays, one ended up a hollywood film. Hiz dad (i think) woz Queen Victoria's doctor. Would havtabe just about my favorit billiards author -- love hiz phyziks -- and hiz english. madMac.