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Countdown To Football Season: 78 Days

Our daily countdown to the return of Texas football continues with yet another reason to love the fall in Austin.

If you're thinking to yourself, "That's Silvio Berlusconi throwing the hook 'em!" then you're half-right. He's clearly throwing the index and pinky up, like we do, but whereas in America the gesture was captured by Longhorn fans as their universal sign of awesometude, it turns out that in other parts of the world, the meaning is quite different.

I was vaguely aware of that, of course, but needed this Wiki entry to understand all its worldwide uses. So, there. Educational Friday. You learned something new today in the long slog through the offseason.