ABA Quebec "Jumping Frogs" nickname considered insensitive to French Canadians

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ABA Quebec "Jumping Frogs" nickname considered insensitive to French Canadians

Post by Chuck the Writer » Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:45 am

Here's the story and link:

http://www.canada.com/topics/sports/sto ... 17&k=19199

Suffice it to say that calling a French Canadian or anyone of French descent a "frog" is considered an insult. And at this moment, "Jumping Frogs" is considered one of the two possibilities for the name of the Quebec ABA franchise (the other, "Kebekwa," is a phoenetic spelling of "Quebecois").

What's next on the ABA agenda? The Jersey Shore Medical Wasters? The Long Island Lolitas? (They could have a home-and-home against the Amityville Horrors)

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Post by Minor League Man » Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:51 am

I want to see Quebec play the Buffalo Silverbacks.

That would be so effin' cool!
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At least the Amityville Horrors...

Post by panchess » Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:52 pm

..would be funny. They could play at Dowling College, about two miles from the Amityville Horror site.

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Post by Fells » Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:15 pm

Could they build an arena on the Amytiville Horror site? It would be strangely appropriate.......

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