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a cause for concern?
"It was this black guy. It's lucky he opened his mouth to yawn or do something and I saw him."
In 2000, the BBC was forced to apologise when, during a discussion about genetics, she suggested that black people made good runners because they were used to being chased by lions.
It's like she says what we're all thinking!
I know a black girl who went to my college, and after our final assessment we had a group photo taken together in a bar/club type place. She is nowhere to be seen in that photo, although a pair of eyes and a set of teeth are lurking in it somewhere.
You should sue the manufacturer
It's lucky the glare from his brilliantly white teeth didn't cause her to swerve off the road.
some northern counties and Cornwall instead of using cats-eyes in roads they just have a long line if smiling black people. If you breakdown one will come and shine your shoes while you wait for the AA.
every morning. She does say some deliciously ridiculous things most mornings
Oh dear, oh dear.
I take it you were just watching it?
she's looking rough these days.
and why is she wearing a dress made of opal fruit wrappers?
there would be so many 'speak you're branes' candidates. i like this one:
There aren't half some joyless, grey people in the UK now. Leave her alone.
- Paul Carlin, Dromore, Co Down
we'd be able to see them at night. But may god have mercy on their souls when it's foggy.
I think the Political correctness is being taken to the extreme in all walks of life, including this one. However, I am afraid Ms Kennedy's show is one to avoid. I think over exposure to this show may have some people ending up as eccentric as Ms Kennedy herself. Time for a change of presenter maybe?
- W.Macarthur, HCMC, Vietnam
hide from lions at night though.
that got slammed for using the phrase 'work like blacks' a few years back?
It caught on as a catch-phrase at the office I used to work at for a while whenever anyone was overworked.
in polite conversation...
it's a silly point perhaps but to be fair it's true. No different from Joni Mitchell
singing blah blah ruby in a black mans ear...
there's nothing even remotely racist about it, though her form suggest she's a bit ignorant.
cos I didnt re-read it before posting
One stupid comment is forgivable, but two is ridiculous. Didn't Oscar Wilde say something similar?
but about 100 years ago, when the term 'racism' would have been something of an an anachronism.
This woman does seem to be a bit of a ninny.
On the radio this morning she was reading from the newspapers and there was an article about giving other religious festivals as much exposure as Christmas. She quoted someone in the paper saying it was political correctness gone mad.
She then just said "Yes. Quite"
That was the only mention made of it
<3 Sarah Kennedy
what do you guys think about that (the christmas thing)? I just tried to word my opinion, but really, its tricky to know what you can and can't say anymore. it was along the lines of although there is a diverse community in britain, there is maybe more of a profit to be made (i'm assuming this is from a business point of view, this exposure stuff) during christmas than, for example, during eid or deepvali...?
however when i lived in singapore, there was a public holiday for all these different events, and a few days for chinese new year... which i thought was cool. back in the UK while i was boarding at an international school, some friends of mine couldn't go home for eid because it just was in the middle of our term in a 'so what?' sort of way.... hmmm but that was in a specifically international environment, not day-to-day britain
because school attendance PLUMMETS anyway. Just give everyone a holiday!
of a religious holiday when you think about it, so I'd say it was a moot point