Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Don’t get all Jewie on me”

We heard a story in class where someone overheard another person say “Don’t get all Jewie on me.” indicating that the relation to that was Jews and their cheapness. I recently heard that “I’ve been gypped!” derived from the Gypsies. … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry?

I had to give a man directions to my apartment complex to pick up an item I had for sale. I was very detailed in my directions because it is a big complex and I know it is easy to … Continue reading

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Great Speech This man is awesome!

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Wrong to tell kids happy birthday?

I was working the other day when a mom and her little girl came in to pick up a cake.  The little girl had on a pink tutu and a tiara that said “birthday girl” on it. Trying to give … Continue reading

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Shopping While Black! What?!?!

http://news.yahoo.com/barneys-case-stirs-talk-shopping-while-black-055606695.html “Shopping While Black” is an article written by the Associated Press that states black people shopping experience can involve “suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service” (“Shopping While Black”, Associated Press, 10-29-13, written by Jesse Washington) and goes on … Continue reading

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role reverse

here is a funny video that I found on male/ female role reversal at the gym, enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI7S7mKYHhY

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gender roles

I found this video on you tube about how children at a very young age start to learn about stereotypes associated with gender. It is interesting to me some of the things they already think about how the world works. … Continue reading

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