But I disagree about "niggardly" November 8, 2011 1:34 PMSubscribe
Yo, Is This Racist? (sltp) Chinese Checkers: Statistically we probably should call this just “checkers” and the shit with the red and black chips White Checkers, so yeah, let’s call it: Historically Racist, With Ironic Future Repercussions
Negronis: While there may be some troubling etymology for that drink I’m not going to take the time to research, I think unfortunately that one gets a pass. In fact, here’s my running list of foods and drinks that kind of sound racist, but are probably all good.
- Apple Brown Betty
- Lime Rickey
- Banana Bread
- Negroni (new addition)
Your Grandmother: Society was really different back then, and people’s perspectives on differences weren’t informed by the civil rights movement and what we know about what’s right today, so it’s hard to say.