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  • n  (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

  • Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson and Singer Michael Jackson push Japanese products, and Suntory brewery features a black doo-wop group called 14 Karat Soul in television spots for .
  • The doo-wop group from New York first hit the music scene in 1958 with the single "Tears on My Pillow.
  • So-called "doo-wop motels" like the Starlux, the Bel Air and the Tangiers offer garish design, funky colors and the ubiquitous plastic palm trees.
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  • Joe Paterno in Dallas Morning News
    Gary [Darnell] and I were in the back room just shooing the bull with a couple of his players and a couple of my players,Paterno said inside the Alamodome. "Sticks and stones, ya know, is what my mom used to say when they called me a wop...
  • Jon Bauman in Daily News Transcript
    They are the three most valuable group names of the Doo Wop era,said Bauman. "It isn't an accident that these groups have been hit so hard by identity theft, because they have had so many hit records between them. A lot of what goes on has...
  • Shawn Stockman in Newsday
    We've been approached to do a country record, and a doo-wop record and a classical record,Stockman said. "We're not sure which one we'll do yet, but it's probably going to be the one that's most challenging to us."

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