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HOW DO YOU KEEP A GROUP OF NIGGERS FROM RAPING A WHITE
GIRL? THROW THEM A BASKETBALL.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): African American ; Basketball ; Black ; Female ; Male ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; Rape ; SEXISM ; Stereotype ; White

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001970S

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BEFORE A BASKETBALL GAME ALL THE PLAYERS ON SACRED
HEART SEMINARY'S TEAM WOULD GATHER AROUND THE COACH
AND PLACE THEIR HANDS ON TOP OF HIS AND PRAY A
HAIL MARY, AND THEN "QUEEN OF VICTORY, PRAY FOR
US." THIS WAS DONE FOR LUCK IN WINNING THE GAME.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Basketball ; BELIEF ; CUSTOM ; GAME ; hail Mary ; LUCK ; Pray ; PRAYER ; Sacred Heart ; SPORTS ; SUPERSTITION ; Victory

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22

Date learned: 10-00-1971

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Proverb

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

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Learned in School

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Basket ; Eggs ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Basket ; Eggs ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

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Don't concentrate all your wealth in one area.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; assumption ; Basket ; Egg ; Eggs ; Gamble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't keep all your eggs in one basket.

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From - Uncertain

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Basket ; Eggs ; Gamble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

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Keyword(s): Anticipate ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Basket ; Eggs ; Gamble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Red Hots

Hot Dog vendors often yell this phrase at baseball, football, basketball, etc, any sports activity, when trying to sell their weiner: "get your red-hots right here!"

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Where learned: Anonymous

Keyword(s): BASEBALL ; Basketball ; Football ; Hot ; Hot Dog ; Red ; SALE ; Sell ; SPORTS ; Vendor

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Cries of street vendor

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