Archive for the ‘Race’ Category

Dred Scott!

Aggravated nurse, complaining about slave monitor malfunction: Can someone come help me with this goddamn thing again?
Helpful, tech-savvy male nurse: What's the matter?
Aggravated nurse: My slave is black!

Boston, Massachusetts

Overheard by: Speechless, blinking….

And They Always Get Grumpy When I Wear My “Go Palestininians!” Shirt.

Jewish executive: The CEO of [name] company is coming from Israel for negotiations.
Redneck executive (exasperated): I hate dealing with Israelis! They're the hardest people to negotiate with. They're never satisfied with any deal you work out.
Jewish executive: (silence)
Redneck executive: It's like water torture!
Peon: Um, I think that's the Chinese.

San Mateo, California