Ettore Maserati

Ettore Maserati was an Italian automotive engineer, one of five brothers who founded the Maserati firm in Bologna 1914. He was born in Voghera, his oldest brother Carlo Maserati brought him to the Junior car manufacturer in 1908. After Carlo's death, his other brother Bindo Maserati brought Ettore and Alfieri Maserati to work for Isotta Fraschini, which resulted in worldwide representation tours in the years before World War I, he held an intermediate position with Franco Tosi meccanica as a leading engine engineer. Between 1914 and 1938, he was in Bologna, involved in business affairs of the Maserati racing car manufacturer; the company was bought by Adolfo Orsi in 1937, in 1940, Ettore and his brothers Ernesto Maserati and Bindo Maserati moved with the company to Modena. In 1947 they founded the O. S. C. A.-Maserati company in Bologna. He retired in 1966


The word kike is an ethnic slur for a Jew. The earliest recorded uses of the word were in 1900 or 1904; the source of the term is uncertain, but the Encyclopedia of Swearing stated the most reasonable and most origin of the term is the one proposed by Leo Rosten, according to whom: The word kike was born on Ellis Island when there were Jewish migrants who were illiterate. When asked to sign the entry-forms with the customary "X", the Jewish immigrants would refuse, because they associated an X with the cross of Christianity. Instead, they drew a circle as the signature on the entry-forms; the Yiddish word for "circle" is kikel, for "little circle", kikeleh. Before long the immigration inspectors were calling anyone who signed with an'O' instead of an'X' a kikel or kikeleh or kikee or and succinctly, kike." According to the Oxford English Dictionary, it may be an alteration of the endings –ki or –ky common in the personal names of Jews in eastern Europe who emigrated to the United States in the early 20th century.

A variation or expansion of this theory published in Our Crowd, by Stephen Birmingham, postulates that the term "kike" was coined as a put-down by the assimilated U. S. Jews from Germany to identify eastern European and Russian Jews: "Because many Russian names ended in'ki', they were called'kikes'—a German Jewish contribution to the American vernacular; the name proceeded to be co-opted by non-Jews as it gained prominence in its usage in society, was used as a general derogatory slur." Compounding the mysterious origin of this term, in 1864 in the UK the word ike or ikey was used as a derogatory term for Jews, which derived from the name "Isaac", a common Jewish name. Some sources say that the first use was on Ellis Island as a term for Jewish people, others that it was used by Jewish-Americans to put down Jewish immigrants. In a travel report from 1937 for the German-Jewish publication Der Morgen, Joachim Prinz, writing of the situation of Jewish immigrants in the US, mentions the word as being used by Jews to refer contemptuously to other Jews: Es ist nicht erhebend zu sehen, wie verworren die Vorstellungen sind, wie wenig die Einwanderer gelernt haben, wie glücklich sie teilweise sind, dem Judenschicksal entsprungen zu sein, und wie überheblich sie oft sind.

Es macht traurig, daß sie in manchen Kreisen sehr unbeliebt sind, und man wundert sich über die Dummheit derer, die die Ostjuden verächtlich „Kikes‟ nennen It is not uplifting to see how confused the perceptions are, how little the immigrants have learnt, how happy some of them are to have escaped the life of a Jew, how haughty many of them are. It is saddening that they are unpopular in many circles, bewildering is the stupidity of those who contemptuously call the Eastern Jews "kikes" Kikeout Mountain List of common nouns derived from ethnic group names List of ethnic slurs Profanity Yid The dictionary definition of kike at Wiktionary

Scott Sandelin

Scott Alan Sandelin is an American former professional ice hockey player. He is the head coach of the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs men's ice hockey team. In 2011, he became the first coach in Bulldog history to lead them to a national title, it was a 3–2 overtime game against the University of Michigan at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In the 2018 he led the Bulldogs to a 2nd national title, over Notre Dame 2-1 played at the Xcel Energy Center, he grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota where he went on to be drafted in the second round by the Montreal Canadiens and play collegiate hockey for the North Dakota Fighting Sioux. During his senior year at North Dakota, Sandelin was chosen as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, ALL-WCHA First Team, All American Second Team, the MVP of the Fighting Sioux. Sandelin's NHL career totaled seven seasons with the Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, his home state team, the Minnesota North Stars, his career was cut short with continuous injuries. His playing years included stints with the US World Junior Championship team in 1984 and World Championships in 1986.

Sandelin started his coaching career with the Fargo-Moorhead Junior Kings of the Junior Elite Hockey League, which he was with from 1993 to 1994. From there he went to work on the North Dakota staff from 1994 to 2000; the first three as a recruiter and assisting with games and practices. The last three were spent as an associate head coach to Dean Blais, now with the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks. In his years with Fighting Sioux, they went on to make four NCAA from, win two National Champions in, three WCHA regular season champions from and two WCHA conference tournament champions in. On March 30, 2000, Sandelin accepted the job as the head coach of the University of Minneasota-Duluth Bulldogs for long time Bulldog coach Mike Sertich; as head coach he has led the Bulldogs to six 22 + win eight NCAA tournament appearances in. In he knocked off his former North Dakota team to become the WCHA Final Five Champions. In the Bulldogs made a run in the NCAA tournament to become the 2011 NCAA Champions, beating Yale, Notre Dame and Michigan for the title..

He made the Bulldogs the second Division I collegiate team in Minnesota to take home the Frozen Four Title, the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Bulldogs. In he was named the WCHA Coach of the year and the National Coach of the year posting a 28–13–4 record and leading the Bulldogs to a third-place finish in the Frozen Four, he has produced two Hobey Baker winners in Junior Lessard in 2004 and Jack Connolly in 2012, along with 15 future NHL hockey players and 17 All WCHA selections. During the stretch he was the US National Junior coach in 2005 and assistant coach in 2012. In the 2011–12 season he led the Bulldogs to a 17 game unbeaten streak, the first time in Bulldog history at the number one in the USCHO polls for 9 straight weeks. In 2016, he signed a 4 year extension, he led the 2017 Bulldogs to an NCHC conference tournament championship, the season ended in 3-2 loss to conference foe Denver as NCAA Runner up. In 2018 he led the Bulldogs to a 2nd National Title beating Notre Dame 2-1; the Bulldogs made the 2018 NCAA Hockey Tournament by 0.0001% besting in state rival Minnesota for the last at-large tournament bid.

Scott’s 2nd National championship as head coach in 2018 was unexpected by many in the hockey community after losing to Denver in the 2017 title game, losing many key players to graduation and early departures to the NHL. Each time the NCAA Frozen Four has been held at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, a Minnesota team has won in overtime, University of Minnesota in beating the University of Maine 4–3 and the Bulldogs in against the University of Michigan 3–2, again in 2017-2018 beating Notre Dame 2-1. Sandelin led the 2018-19 Bulldogs to an NCHC conference championship, besting St. Cloud 3-2 in a 2 OT game; the Bulldog's earned a trip to the Frozen Four by beating Bowling Quinnipiac. The semifinal match-up with Providence ended in a 4-1 win; the Bulldog's finished the season by beating UMass earning Sandelin's third coaching championship. Biographical information and career statistics from, or, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database