Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 2/7/13
Either DePaul University spent their Christmas break growing a sense of humor, or somebody made a big mistake. On February 2, DePaul Men’s basketball played their rival, Notre Dame at the All State Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. On that day, DePaul celebrated their inaugural Blue Demon Day to honor all of the students, alumni, faculty, and staff of DePaul, according to the university’s website. As part of the promotions for this event, students attending the game were given a free T-shirt with the phrase, “Fear The D” written across the chest, with the “D” as the DePaul logo. For those of you who might not be aware, the phrase, “Fear The D” has a second meaning. “The D,” according to the foremost expert on the subject UrbanDictionary.com, refers to a penis as a slang term for the already slang term “dick.” Using “The D” as a slang term for penis first appeared in the lexicon in rap and hip hop music. So let us recap. At a basketball game, a sport widely associated with rap and hip hop music, to celebrate the entire DePaul community, the student in attendance received a t-shirt that can be read as either, “Fear The D,” or “Fear The Penis.” Like I said, either this Catholic university  grew a sense of humor, or somebody made a big mistake. DePaul is an institution of higher learning and there is a lesson here. When the 21 year old intern giggles at a suggestion for a slogan, take a minute to ask the intern why he or she is laughing before you print it on a t-shirt and hand it to a stadium full of students. [Urban Dictionary] [DePaul University] var conf_58950 = { APIKey: '2_N1YlfjHIEAtyRAK3CAYRE5a1aBuANuMOCLc_7hsOQ13HnwCrW_u-6OuDhjC7vR06 ', lang : 'en', enabledProviders: '' }; var image58950 = {src:'http://cdn.cosbysweaters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/fear-the-d.jpg',href:'http://cosbysweaters.com/2013/02/07/depaul-university-gives-away-shirts-with-controversial-slogan-fear-the-d/',type:'image'}; var ua_58950 = new gigya.services.socialize.UserAction(); ua_58950.setUserMessage(''); ua_58950.setLinkBack('http://cosbysweaters.com/2013/02/07/depaul-university-gives-away-shirts-with-controversial-slogan-fear-the-d/'); ua_58950.setTitle('DePaul University Gives Away Shirts with Controversial Slogan \'Fear The D\''); ua_58950.addMediaItem(image58950); var params_58950 ={ userAction:ua_58950, cssPrefix:'#gig-div-buttons-58950-bottom', shareButtons:'facebook-like,google-plusone,share,twitter,email', // list of providers containerID: 'gig-div-buttons-58950-bottom', cid:'' }; gigya.services.socialize.showShareBarUI(conf_58950,params_58950); Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Logan Morrison curses out umpire CB Bucknor mid at-bat

Raptors jab Bucks on Twitter after Game 4 victory

Report: NBA GMs not hesitant to draft Lonzo Ball due to father LaVar

DeShone Kizer changes course, stands by Tom Brady-Cam Newton quote

Nick Saban doesn't offer much praise of team for 'adequate' spring game

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Dennis Schroder admits Mike Budenholzer wants him to avoid trash talk

WATCH: Miguel Sano throws punch as benches clear in Twins-Tigers game

Glen Coffee making NFL comeback after four years in Army, seven years away from game

Fan wears Clemson championship gear to Alabama spring game

NBA reportedly investigating incident involving Patrick Beverley, Thunder fan

Blake Griffin out for the season with toe injury; how screwed are the Clippers?

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Best of Yardbarker: David Fizdale and the Grizzlies won't go down quietly

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

25 times Mother Nature disrupted sports

In some ways, Dan Rooney was just another NFL owner

Box Score 4/20: When Westbrook isn't enough

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The '♫Happy Birthday Simpsons. Simpsons, it's your birthday♫' quiz

White House championship visits over the years

Biggest needs in the draft for every NFL team

The 'Baseball has been very, very good to its players' quiz

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

In some ways, Dan Rooney was just another NFL owner

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The '♫Happy Birthday Simpsons. Simpsons, it's your birthday♫' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: David Fizdale calls B.S.

Kris Bryant can become the next Derek Jeter — and more

The 'Baseball has been very, very good to its players' quiz

NHL youth movement: How the 2016-17 rookie class fared

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker