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A former SI writer wittily explores the language
September 29, 2003
Roy Blount Jr. is a Vanderbilt grad, but he's not too shaken up by the school's recent decision to dissolve its athletic department and rethink its approach to sports. "Going to Vandy did a lot of things for me, and...
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August 05, 1996 | ROY BLOUNT JR.
If The Star-Spangled Banner is running through your mind thisweek, well, fine, but I'll tell you what these Olympics haveplanted firmly in mine: certain passages from the Dogon-Peulh, aseduction dance of Burkina Faso...
July 29, 1996 | Bill Colson
As he stood in sun-scorched Woodruff Park last Friday afternoon, waiting among thousands of giddy Atlantans for the Olympic torch to pass by, Roy Blount Jr. confessed to feeling disoriented. "I get all these sort of...
April 15, 1991 | John Papanek
It Rankles Roy Blount Jr. that, at least on some subjects, he knows less now than he did in ninth grade. "When I was 14, I was up on all the baseball statistics," says Blount, the Southern humorist and former third...