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Only in America: The 'jiggle test'

Cheerleaders sue the NFL for subjecting them to a test of how firm their bodies are — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are suing the NFL team for subjecting them to a "jiggle test" to see how firm their bodies were. The women said they had to do jumping jacks in front of a coach, who would send them a checklist indicating what body parts — "butt, thighs, back, stomach" — they needed to work on.