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    Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)

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    An unlicked bear
    —Trans. by Johanna Prins.

    Dutch expression meaning “a boor”: from the old belief that bear cubs are licked into shape by their mothers.

    The fantasies inspired by TB in the last century, by cancer now, are responses to a disease thought to be intractable and capricious—that is, a disease not understood—in an era in which medicine’s central premise is that all diseases can be cured.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)