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Adetunji, Akin. 2013. A discursive construction of teasing in football fandom: The context of the South-Western Nigerian viewing center. Discourse & Society 24 (2) : 147–162.
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SAGE Publications


This paper discusses how fandom teasing, as realized in the South-Western Nigerian viewing center by Nigerian fans of the English Premier League (EPL), from a pragmatic perspective, constitutes an essentially face-supportive, macro-level realization of ‘jocular mockery’.