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Your RBR Word of the Day: antediluvian

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antediluvian \an-tih-duh-LOO-vee-uhn\, adjective:
1. Of or relating to the period before the Biblical flood.
2. Antiquated; from or belonging to a much earlier time.

noun:
1. One who lived before the Biblical flood.
2. A very old (or old-fashioned) person.

Having the team recite the "seven maxims" of General Neyland before each game, an antediluvian practice begun in the 1930s, is a cool tradition but, given the mediocre at best finishes over the past few years, you have to wonder if they are actually paying attention.