[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

W S Bushell proto at panix.com
Sun Sep 19 12:24:07 BST 2021



> On Sep 19, 2021, at 4:03 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> It made excluding Jews uncool, but the practice continued against black people and Asians (my martial arts teacher, a second generation American once mentioned how furious he was when he was about 14 and his family's rental agreement, arranged by letter, was suddenly invalidated when they showed up - this must have been sometime in the sixties).
> 
> There was a more recent movie, The Banker (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6285944/ <https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6285944/>) which shows how it worked against the black people.
> -- 

“When Adam delve and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?”

according to “1066 and All That”. the answer was “Adam”, but you are not
supposed to know that.”


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