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It's shvartze, you putz.
Not remotely true.
You'll notice that almost no white people remain hyphenated for more than a generation or two. I'd say that this desire was driven by a desire to be more like other Americans rather than less, in hopes that the hyphen could one day be dropped.
Also, white people are fantastically boring.
An interesting piece of data: the Census asks people their ancestry, and those who choose "American" as their ancestry tend to be heavily concentrated in Appalachia and piedmont areas of the South.
Not remotely true. Younger white people are often re-hyphenating to avoid the negative connotations of being white. Better to be Irish, or Italian, or however else you can claim to be part of the great oppressed masses.
Yeah, this is one of those not-actually-happening things that only exists in the fevered imaginings of older white people
According to this idiot dentist I was seated with last week, "they" get scads! And oodles! She was able to use the right end of the correct fork and apparently has a decent practice going so I assume she's not a complete imbecile, but apparently the burning issue in the US is lazy nigigers cashing in on the massive welfare benefits ninety percent of her tax dollars go towards.
Once had an intern proofreader who changed all references to "South African blacks" to "South African-Americans" or "South African African-Americans" -- she wasn't even consistent!
The American idea of Ireland is a a rustic hamlet from before 1960.
Americans want to know: Was Van Morrison brooding in his youth?
My idea of Ireland has always been of a cold place where it rains all the time, which I've never altered since everyone I know who has ever visited there has come back and complained about it being cold and rainy.
That's my view of most of the British Isles.
Also, "that's crispy" means that's fly or fresh looking.
From what I recall, "welp" is believed to come from the same force that created "yep" and "nope". The "-p" sound is a stop, and it signals a kind of finality to the thought. You'd never say "Welp I think [etc]", but you would say "Oh welp". See this Slate article for example.
2: Travel companion wanted to go to "authentic English Pub" We went to place recommended by the Hotel:
a. Everyone else there had English accents, so we were not sent to a tourist trap
b. Beer came from hand pumped dispenser, was warm and slightly sour
c. Fish and Chips were terrible, chips were stale and fish as not crispy as it is possible for fried food to be not cripsy
My idea of Ireland has always been of a cold place where it rains all the time, which I've never altered since everyone I know who has ever visited there has come back and complained about it being cold and rainy... And also the food is really really really godawful.
Mistake number two was thinking ale is meant to be served cold and taste anything but slightly sour
Ale is supposed to be served at room temperature here
Not quite right, I think. The cask should be stored in a cool, dark room, so the beer should be sliiiiiiightly below room temp. Like 65 degrees or so.
The Germans and Czechs serve their beer cold, don't they?
(PBR or a cheap something like that after a softball game or whatnot, fine.)
Having just spent the day walking around London, my home for the past six years, I'll just say you guys suck and are doing it wrong. If you hate London, you're probably stupid. This is one of the five greatest cities in the world, full of incredible things to see, do, buy and eat.
Yeah. Part of the reason to serve mass market beer cold is to make it less flavorful.
Ale is supposed to be served at room temperature here, which I hear a lot of Americans claim as warm.
I wouldn't know. I've never tasted Coors, even when I tried.
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