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They said it, not me - the meaning of "Husky"

With Connecticut women's basketball winning by 37.8 points per game - is that a record? - the link above which talks about an attempt to show Canadian Football League games during the NFL strike of 1982 introduces this term to the lexicon: People who worked in television in those days called a blowout a "husky," which was another way of saying it was a dog because it was bad for ratings.

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