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Old 24th February 2020, 04:03 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Childlike Empress View Post
I think they are doing just fine without some "smart" advise from what is known as humour south central.

Having grown up a catholic in a village with strong carnival tradition only a cruise missile shot away from Aalst (and unaware of its existence before last year's "outrage"), loving it as a child, hating it as a teenager and being gone as an adult, I know you can't even begin to understand what is going on there in that parade. Adorable.
Clearly they are not doing "just fine" when they are doubling down on an offensive stereotype. This is like a white person putting on blackface and doing a minstrel show routine and then complaining about being called a racist.
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