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Pars the Nickname
By dafc.net - Fri, 16th Jun 2000

submitted by Ally Cook....


According to John Hunter`s "Centenary History" of the club, the nickname Pars originates from 1912, when Dunfermline Athletic were first admitted to the Scottish League. It is believed to refer to the fact that they had become equal to, or ON PAR with, the best in the land.

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