blind pig


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Recent Examples on the Web The Five-Day Rebellion in 1967 began in the early morning hours of July 23 when police raided a blind pig at 12th Street and Clairmount Avenue on Detroit’s near west side. Joe Guillen,, "From 1967 to George Floyd: Detroit activists connect the dots to fight inequality," 14 June 2020 But unlike many would-be blind pigs, there is evidence that illicit drinking did take place in the basement that now houses Silver Spring’s best bar. Washington Post, "18 things to do in the D.C. area this week," 2 Mar. 2020 The blind pig, also known as the United Community League for Civic Action, was on the second floor of Economy Printing at 9125 12th Street. Detroit Free Press, "He helped start 1967 Detroit riot, now his son struggles with the legacy," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of blind pig

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Blind pig.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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