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Re: Korean War Marine Humor
>> >>Colonel, we got a whole shitload of Chinese up here!"
>That's not funny.....
>That's considered to be a racial joke.
>It's unacceptable to repeat such jokes nowadays. <<
Why? There is nothing racial in this. The word "Chink" or "Gook" wasn't
used and "shitload" was 1950s GI slang for many. You have to take history
as it happened and put it in the context of the time it happened. This
includes jokes of that era.
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