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"Home of the Rebels"

Posted by ESC on February 11, 2004

In Reply to: "Home of the Rebels" Posted by One from Seoul on February 11, 2004

: What does this phrase mean when it is affixed to the names of high schools or collages?
: As in "COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL, Home of the Rebels"...
: Thanks.

Schools in the U.S. have the custom of adopting a nickname. Sometimes it is an animal -- Shady Spring High School Tigers, etc. Or, in the case above, it is "the Rebels."