playing "the sevens"?

Paul M. Johnson paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Fri Jan 11 11:23:13 UTC 2002

Doing the "sevens"?  Has there been some deflation?  When I grew up, it
was "playing the dozens"  First time I heard that.
Ken Nolley wrote:
> From: Carol Tarlen <ctarlen at>
> Mike, who cares if Ali said, "I'm the greatest."  In an African cultural context, I  think this is doing the sevens--bragging and expecting one upsmanship. (snip)

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