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↑ Quite, and a nice typographical point! Perhaps the pride of being a righteous asshole? (I'm also amused by the "white's". It's strange how the Saxon genitive somehow seems to confer an extra luster. I've been tempted with a "Channel's crossing" (UK ad), a sale of "blue jean's", &c. Froggies of course have a hard time with "its" and "it's". :twisted: And the Krauts have piteously capitulated: Goethe's "Werther's Leiden" are now just "Werthers Leiden". Shame!!!)
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Dress it up in respectable artistry and it somehow becomes respectable to those who do not understand respectability.

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Yeah well... fact is the sign is in front of this place
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which is owned by this guy
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Who is, in fact, a racist: he hates wites. He also is known for having the filthiest kitchen in Cincinnati (where the restaurant is located) and is unrepentant. He knows that 98% of the people who eat at his place will get dysentary or colitis or some really nasty gastric illness and, being that he hates whites and really loves to cook, he decided to protect his own people and preclude their custom from his establishment.

And that is the rest of the story.

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Witness wrote:Image

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Shopped in USA, buddy! 8)

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ed wrote:Yeah well... fact is the sign is in front of this place
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which is owned by this guy
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Who is, in fact, a racist: he hates wites. He also is known for having the filthiest kitchen in Cincinnati (where the restaurant is located) and is unrepentant. He knows that 98% of the people who eat at his place will get dysentary or colitis or some really nasty gastric illness and, being that he hates whites and really loves to cook, he decided to protect his own people and preclude their custom from his establishment.

And that is the rest of the story.

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Witness wrote:Image
Thalidomide Giraffe.

Poor thing.
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I figured it was a photoshop. Or a cross between a giraffe and a donkey.

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Rob Lister wrote:I figured it was a photoshop. Or a cross between a giraffe and a donkey.

It's an ancon giraffe.
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The years have not been kind I see.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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That will require much Single Malt to get rid of. :(
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But Jefferson believed in God, or at least he claimed to.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious ... _Jefferson

Typically categorized as Christian deist, who did not believe in the divinity of Christ, Trinitarianism, or "miracles", or the inerrancy of the bible, but did believe in God.
It's more complicated, but that's about it in a nutshell.
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I highly recommend the following:

Jonathan Z. Smith, "On the Origin of Origins," Drudgery Divine: On the Comparison of Early Christianities and Religions of Late Antiquity (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990), 1-35.

which discusses in exquisite detail the correspondence between Jefferson and Adams after years of never speaking to one another over political differences.

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I stand corrected (the Internet would be full of lies?!? Incredible…). Thanks for the reference, Doc!

But at least the thread seems a bit revived… 8)

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A RIVER . . .

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Doctor X wrote:A RIVER . . .

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Doctor X wrote:You know, what I find fascinating is the care they put into creating a racist sign. They chose the classic "s" which looks like an "f" without the bar because drawing a proper "s" is actually quite difficult.

So much care . . . for so much ignorance and hate.

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