Sport: Mutiny in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Dodgers got the razzberry last week. Reason: they were six full games ahead of their nearest rival in the National League. Spokesman for the hecklers was mustachioed Dan Parker, New York Daily Mirror sports columnist, Dodger fan and leading U.S. exponent of Brooklynese. Wrote he:

I bunked into a friend of mine on Moitle Avenoo.

Dis drip wuz filled wit sadness and gives me da brusheroo.

I toined and faced him squarely in da good old Brooklyn way

And when I ast him why he wept, dese woids I hoid him say:

"Dey ain't no fun in goin' out to...

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