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THERE WAS A GESTURE AT THURSTON HIGH THAT WAS USED
TO DESCRIBE STUDENTS WHO WERE CONSIDERED WEIRD.
{HOMOSEXUAL} YOU BEND YOUR WRIST AT THE JOINT AND
LET YOUR HAND HANG LIMP AND ALONG WITH THIS, YOU
LISP, "OH THAY {SAY}, FELLA."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS DURING THE YEARS 1967-1970.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; WALSH COLLEGE

Keyword(s): GAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Derision Scorn

Date learned: 03-31-1970

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Is it better to be born black or gay?
Black, because you don't have to tell your parents.
Who are the two most famous black women in history?
Aunt Jemima and Mutha Fucker!

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Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; GAY ; HOMOSEXUAL ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1984

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