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    What was said by the Announcer

    I'm curious what the announcer for the Okie State game said. He kept apologizing and then finally his colleague finally said you're good or something like that. Almost like he was pleading for his job on the air.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    He said, 'hack a polish slur'


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Slur against Przemek Karnowski, a Gonzaga player from Poland.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    He said "hack-a-Pollock"



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    As someone with the last name Pollock, I officially am not offended


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    What? Are you telling me that people from Poland aren't called Pollocks? What are they then? Poles? That sounds absurd. But I jest, that's pretty bad.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by skelly View Post
    He said "hack-a-Pollock"
    It was "Hack-a-Polack." Not correcting spelling here or anything (since either is OK), just trying to add the link.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Wack a Pole would have been so much better, and also politically correct.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    What does a carving up a delicious piece of the marine ecosystem have to do with the NCAA tournament?



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Thanks! The way he was apologizing was making me feel uncomfortable, but I understand why now.

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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Huh, I didn't even know that was deragatory. I thought it was just a term for a polish person similar to saying American.

    Disclaimer: I don't believe I've ever actually said the word before.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Huh, I didn't even know that was daragatory. I thought it was just a term for a polish person similar to saying American.

    Disclaimer: I don't believe I've ever actually said the word before.
    ditto



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Huh, I didn't even know that was daragatory. I thought it was just a term for a polish person similar to saying American.

    Disclaimer: I don't believe I've ever actually said the word before.
    I think it comes from connotation. For example, "Hey, heard this Pollock joke?"


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    Huh, I didn't even know that was daragatory. I thought it was just a term for a polish person similar to saying American.

    Disclaimer: I don't believe I've ever actually said the word before.
    I wouldve thought the same.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?



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