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If you thought Derek Jeter would be flapped by Prince Hank Steinbrenner's recent bout of diarrhea of the mouth, Jeter is going to try to prove you wrong.  Jeter jovially said:

"I understand most of it.  The house, I didn't understand. That's a first. That's funny, I think. I'm not moving, so we won't be talking about this again."

For his part, Hank backed off his original statement:

"It was a euphemism, that's all it was.  It was a generalization, a euphemism. Bad choice of a euphemism, but it was a euphemism. That's all it was."

"It certainly isn't Derek.  Derek's got 5 rings. You don't win five rings by being complacent. So it was definitely not Derek I was talking about."

It's good that Hank at least has enough sense to know that he put his foot in his mouth, but on "euphemism:" You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.