Saturday 4 August 2018

New Racism

Here is Right On story on Quora in answer to a question about whether you'll get grief in Britain for wearing a kippah, crucifix, or burqa. The answer is that pretty much any overt expression of cultural identity is okay in Britain . . .
There are exceptions and we’re not perfect, but they’re rare enough to make the news (like two women in hijabs chatting incomprehensibly on a bus in Wales, accosted by someone who declared they “didn’t like them talking foreign!” only to be slapped down that the women were conversing… in Welsh!)
A more positive story about inter-faith support and respect.

Which gives me leave to tell an racist joke:
Englishman, a Scotsman, an Irishman, a Welshman, an Afghan, an Alaskan, an Albanian, an Albigensian, an Andorran, an Argentinean, an Armenian, an Aruban, an Azerbaijani, a Bahamian, a Bangladeshi, a Belgian, a Belorussian, a Bohemian, a Bolivian, a Brazilian, a Bulgarian, a Cambodian, a Cameroonian, a Canadian, a Cayman Islander, a Chilean, a Chinese, a Colombian, a Cook Islander, a Costa Rican, a Croat, a Cuban, a Cypriot, a Czech, a Dane, a Dutchman, an Ecuadorian, an Egyptian, an Estonian, an Ethiopian, a Fijian, a Filipino, a Finn, a Frenchman, a Georgian, a German, a Greek, a Greenlander, a Guatemalan, a Haitian, a Honduran, a Hungarian, an Icelander, an Indian, an Iranian, an Iraqi, an Israeli, an Italian, a Jamaican, a Japanese, a Jordanian, a Kazakh, a Kenyan, a Kiwi, a Klingon, a Korean, a Kurd, a Laplander, a Latvian, a Lebanese, a Libyan, a Liechtensteiner, a Lithuanian, a Macedonian, a Malaysian, a Maltese, a Mexican, a Micronesian, a Moldovan, a Mongolian, a Moroccan, a Nigerian, a Norfolk Islander, a Norwegian, a Pakistani, a Panamanian, a Peruvian, a Pole, a Portuguese, a Qatari, a Romanian, a Russian, a Samoan, a Serb, a Singaporean, a Slovak, a South African, a Spaniard, a Sri Lankan, a Suisse, a Swede, a Switzer, a Syrian, a Tajikistani, a Tongan, a Turk, a Ugandan, a Ukrainian, an Uruguayan, an Uzbek, a Venezuelan, a Vietnamese, a Virgin Islander
... walk into a fancy restaurant.
"I'm sorry." says the MaƮtre D' after scrutinizing the group ...
"You can't come in here without a Thai"

Finally (things always come in threes) can you tell me of what nationality was Napoleon?
Of course I can! harharharhar

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