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Stealing from Other Schools

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That’s the poster for the upcoming football season at Penn State. It’s purpose is both utilitarian (it’s got the schedule of games printed on it) and motivational (it’s supposed to get you all geeked up for the upcoming season). This year’s poster is using the slogan “FIGHT ON!”, and I bet someone in the athletic department thought they were real clever when they came up with that. It also sounds mighty familiar, almost as if I’d heard it before. Oh, yeah, it’s the name of the USC fight song (see here). It’s not as bad as Auburn printing “Roll Tide” on their poster or Ohio State printing “Go Blue” on their’s, but it’s pretty freakin’ stupid.

(Via The Wizard of Odds.)

Comments

  1. #1 Person24058436507835
    August 29, 2007

    The only slogan more unoriginal than that would be “FOOTBALL!”

    gg ND

  2. #2 J-Dog
    August 29, 2007

    That’s funny! Of course it’s okay, becasue JoPa, won’t notice a thing. Of course, I don’t think he notices much these days. Doesn’t he have his 150th birthday party coming up soon?

    Go Cats!

  3. #3 RPM
    August 29, 2007

    If only they had Joe-Pa giving the V for victory.

  4. #4 Steven Murphy MD
    August 29, 2007

    Awwww,
    Come on now…..I bleed blue and white. Can’t we just say imitation is the highest form of flattery?
    -Steve
    http://www.thegenesherpa.blogspot.com

  5. #5 RPM
    August 29, 2007

    I bleed blue and white

    You should really have that checked out.

  6. #6 Constance Reader
    August 29, 2007

    Nope, there’s one school slogan out there that beats them all, that of my alma mater, the University of Texas. The university paid a cool million to Austin ad powerhouse GSD&M for…wait for it…

    “We’re Texas.”

    To which a stadium/city/state full of fans replied at its debut: no shit.

  7. #7 RPM
    August 29, 2007

    Constance, imagine if you came across another school that used the slogan “Hook ‘em Horns” on their poster? Say, for example, the TCU Horned Frogs.

  8. #8 joeyfingaz
    October 16, 2008

    yall dumb, thats part of our fight song….FIGHT ON STATE so stfu u morons. aint stealing if we are using a slogan from our fight song now is it? nah didnt think so. and didnt we STOMP the team that beat ur pu$$y ass Trojans??? Oregon State? think so. have a nice day being below top 10 there bud

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