Channel is another typical term.
They are the protectors on each of the side of the bowling area, with which the ball doesn't go into the gutter.
Bumper bowling is when the gutters in a bowling alley are filled u can bounce the ball off blOckers in the gutter
Once the ball reaches beyond the pin deck, it is directed, by a series of wheels, pulleys or belts to a chute and rail where the ball uses gravity or mechanical assistance to bring back the ball to the ball return.
That's called a "gutter ball".
Mainly wood for the lane, rubber or wood for the gutter, plastic or metal for the ball return.
score '0' points. You can do this by throwing the ball in the gutter throughout the whole game!!!
Gutter is a German name, also used in Yiddish. It means "Better"
One funny Bowling award category would be strangest form while bowling. Other categories could be, most gutter balls, fewest spares, and an award for playing an entire game without getting a strike.