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"Uncle Thomas"

Postby troy_iv » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:46 am

No point to make. Just thought this was amusing.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/news/claren ... 07921.html

"I did not understand 'Uncle Tom' as a racist term, and there seems to be some debate about it..."

Really?
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Postby aunt betty » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:58 pm

troy_iv wrote:No point to make. Just thought this was amusing.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/news/claren ... 07921.html

"I did not understand 'Uncle Tom' as a racist term, and there seems to be some debate about it..."
Really?
My Aunt Brenda married a man named Tom. I always called him Uncle Tom and he didn't seem to mind.
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Re: "Uncle Thomas"

Postby assateague » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:08 pm

Not that it matters, but was he black?
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Re: "Uncle Thomas"

Postby troy_iv » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:40 pm

Nope. White as a paper plate in a snowstorm.
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Postby ScaupHunter » Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:09 pm

He should have been offended for all Uncle Tom's everywhere.
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