Unique? Not Really

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  1. cuppacoffee

    cuppacoffee Resident Grouch

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    There's a nice, short, article in this mornings chronic's. nfl notebook about Dante Hall finding a "unique" way to honor his mom for mothers day. He bought her a house. Nice gift from a grateful son to be sure, but hardly meets the definition of unique. IIRC our own Earl Campbell did the same thing for his mom :love: in 1978 after signing his Oiler contract.
    This article was sandwiched in between John McClains column. Surely John knows better. No biggie, just can't let a KC player steal Earls thunder. (no reflection on Dante, actually just another sports writer with a short memory)
    Very nice gesture all the same.

    Main Entry: unique
    Pronunciation: yu-'nEk
    Function: adjective
    Etymology: French, from Latin unicus, from unus one ¬ómore at ONE
    Date: 1602
    1 : being the only one :

    Hope this is not percieved as bashing Dante. Just giving Earl his props.
     
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    F-minus67 Hall of Fame

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    When compaired to other multi-millionairs it isn't that unique, but compaired to your average person its a big deal. I cannot remember a time in which someone I knew bought their mom a house.
     
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    Although it isn't "unique," it is a very generous gesture and probably brought mom to tears. Sometimes boys can do significant damage while rough housing at home, so it could be damage replacement with interest. :jk: Way to go Dante! :)
     
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    yep, and when you consider those multi-millionares are probably about 1%-5% of our population, Dante doing this becomes very unique.
     
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    What a nice gesture from a loving son. I hope she lives happily in her new home. She deserves it. :)
     
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    If anybody wants to be un-unique and buy me a house its all right by me. :thumbup
     

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