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  •  Yes, for example (1+ / 0-)
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    I've always thought that the same line of thinking here could be applied to the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

    •  If you choose your own group, that's different? (2+ / 0-)
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      Meteor Blades, Batya the Toon

      I think an Irish-dominated school can call itself (or let itself be called) "the fighting Irish."

      It makes more sense to me than the Quaker schools and colleges that have football teams known as "the Quakers" -- leading to insanities like a snarky cheer at Earlham that ended up,

      ". . . . knock them senseless,
      Beat them 'til they reach consensus --
      Kill, Quakers, kill!"

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