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Fun with slaughtered animals

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The headline in the print version reads "Life's a boar in the Mets tranquil camp". I was horrified by the misuse of the word until I read the following: PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – It is 9 a.m. at Tradition Field, the start of another ripple-free day in Mets camp. GM Omar Minaya strolls through the clubhouse without his cellphone after finishing a cardio workout. The players, with a half-hour to kill before the beginning of the workout, use a severed boar’s head – a real one, slaughtered by reliever Tom Martin last year – to terrify Jose Reyes (with success) and David Wright (without). Countdown to the PETA protest in 5,4,3,....

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