FICTITIOUS FOOTBALL WITH IMAGINARY FRIENDS
1) When I was in high school, two kids used to play imaginary football in the school yard.
- Play ball!
2) It is true that they played with such passion, that if the ball actually existed, the game would be quite impressive!
Boy! The corners, the penalties, the...
3) The day before yesterday (i.e. after almost 12 years) I saw one of them by chance. He was walking in the street, quietly talking to himself.
- .... mumble...mumble....
4) I wondered whether fictitous football preceded the fictitous friend which I (of course) assumed he had.