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Why Do Coaches Always Beat Up On The Little Sisters Of The Poor?

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The Little Sisters of the Poor are in the news again, but surprisingly not as a sports metaphor for a patsy opponent. But now's as good a time as any to wonder: Where did this ubiquitous metaphor come from?

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That was the question Mike Pesca sought to investigate in this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up And Listen.

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