OT: Is Edmonton a Hockey or Football Town?
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03-18-2013, 12:30 AM
Join Date: Jun 2007
I'm old enough to remember Terry Jones in the
(!) referring to Edmonton as a "meat and potatoes sports town" in which Eskimos were the meat and the Oilers the potatoes. Of course this was at the height of the Eskies' 5-in-a-row Grey Cup dynasty ('78-82) and at the very dawn of the Oilers' glory days. Even an Eskimos first, Oilers second die-hard like me has to admit that, for the longest time, the Oil have been the meat
potatoes while the the Esks have been the gravy.
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