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Old 02-03-2010, 08:09 PM   #11
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Wasn't there something like this a few years ago? Seems like I remember a team with the name of 'Whities'.
That was an intramural team. Some Native American students called their team the Fighting Whities to make a point about caricatured mascots like Chief Wahoo or team names like the one owned by Dan Snyder. Kind of a 'how do you like it?'

It backfired somewhat. Didn't send the message they wanted, but the consolation prize was a lot of white people contacted them asking to buy the T-shirts.
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That was an intramural team. Some Native American students called their team the Fighting Whities to make a point about caricatured mascots like Chief Wahoo or team names like the one owned by Dan Snyder. Kind of a 'how do you like it?'

It backfired somewhat. Didn't send the message they wanted, but the consolation prize was a lot of white people contacted them asking to buy the T-shirts.
Ahhh.....Thats kinda funny.
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