Parents call for change of ‘rude’ school mascot

Parents demands change of mascot name because ‘phoenices' sounds rude

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Parents demands change of mascot name because ‘phoenices’ sounds rude

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 6:25am

Parents at a Utah school are petitioning the school board to have the name of the school’s sporting mascot changed because it sounds “crass” when it is shouted at sporting events. The outcry came when it was discovered the plural for phoenix is phoenices, which parents say sounds too much like “penises” when shouted by supporters.

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