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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    Might not even finish the game.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    As someone with the last name Pollock, I officially am not offended
    I also am offended for you. That is so offensive.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    I see what you did there


    It's always great when someone makes a Polak joke to get all serious tell them your grandma escaped Poland during the war. Makes them feel crappy for making a derogatory joke.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    People are a bit sensitive IMO. I grew up in MN in a heavily populated area of Polish people and the term Pollock was used even amongst themselves. We live in such a politically correct world anymore that people take themselves too seriously.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I think it comes from connotation. For example, "Hey, heard this Pollock joke?"
    Knew I could count on you for an explanation.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I think it comes from connotation. For example, "Hey, heard this Pollock joke?"
    too soon man, too soon. 32 years and at least half the time I introduce myself I get "Hey there are a lot of jokes about you"


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?
    Quit gophering.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Pollock is a fish.

    Polack is the apparently derogatory term.

    Pole is the politically correct term.

    Nobody gives a **** about the fish.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Wack a Pole would have been so much better, and also politically correct.
    You should hyphenate this as Wack-a-Pole and copyright it immediate. You can thank me by sharing your royalties.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    I never knew Pollack was a slur, I thought that was just the name for Polish people!



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    He should have just said "Hack a honkey" because no one would give a **** if that was said



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    So if Bryce Cotton sets a nice screen and the announcer calls him a cotton picker do you think the announcer will get fired?

    His mom does throw cotton balls in the air when he makes shots! They did a timeout break about her.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    I only know it's a slur because there's a **** load of polish people in Chicago, and my grandpa had dementia and was kind of not very p.c. near the end of his life.



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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    So my wife is off the boat Polish. She is ready to fire this guy right now. Per her it is the same as that word we don't use for for a certain race. She just dared him to come to Chicago and say Pollack.


    edited: for my incompetence.


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    Re: What was said by the Announcer

    Quote Originally Posted by boone7247 View Post
    So my wife is off the boat Polish. She is read to fire this guy right now. Per her it is the same as a that would we don't use for for a certain race. She just dared him to come to Chicago and say Pollack.
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