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began its organized Baylor University football team in 1899, but adopted a mascot only after the completion of the 1914 season?
Disney animator created the official Jack Dunham rooster mascot for St-Hubert, a Canadian BBQ restaurant chain?
despite over 85% of
American Indian students giving it their support, the mascot controversy at in Humboldt High School Saint Paul, Minnesota resulted in the abandonment of its Indians mascot?
refers to a reputed Curse of the Colonel curse placed on the Kansai-based Hanshin Tigers baseball team by deceased KFC founder and mascot, Col. Harland Sanders?
, the new athletics Griffin mascot for the College of William and Mary, beat out a king and queen, a phoenix, a pug, and a wren for the position?
the Masked Rider mascot
(statue pictured), one of the , was the first Texas Tech University traditions mascot in major college sports featuring a live horse?
was the first government campaign in National Courtesy Campaign Singapore to adopt a mascot?
of the Youppi Montreal Expos was the first mascot to be thrown out of a major league baseball game?
The Masked Rider mascot of Texas Tech University wears a black and red outfit and rides his black horse around to enthuse fans of the Texas Tech Red Raiders?
is the Bill the Goat mascot of the United States Naval Academy who first appeared at a Navy football game in 1893?
performed at Andy the Clown Chicago White Sox games for 30 years, outlasting an attempt to replace him with two new mascots?
co-created Harold Bell Woodsy Owl (pictured), mascot of the United States Forest Service, on the set of the television series ?
, a Inuka polar bear who is the mascot of the Singapore Zoo, is the first and only polar bear born in the tropics?
( Ralphie pictured), the live mascot of the Colorado Buffaloes, is actually a female American bison?
, a Mark Knight political cartoonist for the , created Leuk the Duck, a Herald Sun mascot for charity named after leukemia?
Washburn University's mascot, "the Ichabod", is named after , an owner of the world's largest Ichabod Washburn wire mill?
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Question 1: For example, the athletic teams of the ________ are nicknamed the Volunteers, while their mascot is a dog named Smokey.
Question 2: The word mascot has been traced back to a dialectic use in Provence and ________, where it was used to describe anything which brought luck to a household . [3 ]
Question 3: The word was first popularized in 1880, when French composer Edmond Audran wrote a popular comic ________ titled La Mascotte.
Question 5: Team mascots may take the form of a ________, person, live animal, inanimate object, or a costumed character, and often appear at team matches and other related events.
Question 6: The ________, for example, have such an individual in fan Freddy Sez.
Question 7: For example, the ________ uses the bald eagle as a formal emblem; the bulldog is also popularly associated with the U.S.
Question 8: Former Toronto Blue Jays mascot ________ was a costumed character created by a Blue Jays fan, ultimately hired by the team to perform at their home games.
Question 9: Since the mid-20th century, costumed characters have provided teams with an opportunity to choose a fantasy creature as their mascot, as is the case with the ________' mascot, the Phillie Phanatic.
Question 10: Other British military mascots include a pair of drum horses, an ________, and a ferret.