Danny Gardner; A NEGRO AND AN OFAY
; Down & Out Books (Fiction: Literary) 17.95 ISBN: 9781943402670
While the white appropriation of black music is a significant issue, Brothers expresses an unusual degree of contempt toward white musicians, frequently calling them "white little boys" and "ofay
demons," while several of them were actually older than Armstrong.
There are a number of studies which observed no effects of dietary fasting or variable dietary energy or malnutrition on serum cortisol and calves (Griebel et al., 1987; Ofay
and Rosenguist, 1988), cows (Schrick et al., 1990), or ewes (Kiyma et al., 2004).
(51) The hipster's "language is also a parody, a satire on the conventional ofay
's [white's] gift of gab and gibberish." (52) Using jive, for Mezzrow, is not a blackface ritual proving he is "really black." Rather, it is a self-consciously artificial performance used to parody and therefore to question mainstream white society.
In early June, the Chicago Defender noted that the team played and beat "an Ofay
team." (24) A few weeks later, journalist Sam Bush not only riffed on Bubbles's "syncopated twists" and Certain's hitting, but found the team's success elsewhere: "The Cleff [sic] club, minus the color line so prevalent back in the States, is a great favorite here, drawing huge crowds at all times.
I told her, these ofays
just want their thirty minutes of difference." When Birdie, "without really thinking" about it, "pipe[s] from the backseat, 'Isn't Mum ofay
?,'" Deck "threw [her] a sharp look.
Sutherlin (58) - Bennett 15, Terrel-Perez 11, Hutchings 10, Gilman 8, Weber 6, Norman 3, Ofay
3, Cowin 2, Bradley, Holtz, Freeman, Mendanhall, Garcia.
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incespray allshay outliveay isthay ow'rfulpay ymerhay; Utbay ouyay allshay ineshay oremay ightbray inay esethay ontentscay Anthay unsweptay onestay esmear'dbay ithway uttishlay imetay.
For example, Trainspotting opens with: 'Sweat wis lashing ofay
Sick Boy; he wis trembling.
The session included saxophonist Eddie Barefield, with whom Young had played in Minneapolis in the late 1920s, trombonist Tyree Glenn, pianist Art Twyne, and "some ofay
[white] tenor man who was really out of his class," along with Young.
The story is a great one--an ofay
bass player brining back together the crack Stax session players to lay down some cuts in Willie Mitchell's Memphis studio.
He said, "What's Celtic?" I tried to explain, feeling distinctly "ofay
"--the old jazz term that is pig Latin for "foe." Incredulous, Glover said sarcastically, "Oh, you mean Riverdance?