Heard on ESPN

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Sat Jun 23 02:31:09 UTC 2012

On 6/22/12 9:33 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "... built like a chiseled brickhouse". That, of course, of Lebron James... The > comment has already caused a round of mockery on Twitter.
> What's the basis of the mockery? Memories of the old disco hit:
> "[_She's_ a] *Brick House*"?

Steven A Smith's verbal excesses are frequently mocked on Twitter.

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