Thursday, June 27, 2019

A silent scream

Biggby is a local coffee chain. They were originally named "Beaners" after coffee beans but some people claimed the name was racist.

So they went through the expense of changing their name.

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  1. Remember the chocolate candy weight loss, called AID ( or AIDS-can't remember exactly )? And didn't the Starbucks mermaid have boobs at first? Uncle Remus rice and Aunt Jahmima ( sp? ) syrup-are those two still around? I loved the Taco Bell commercials with the cute dog. The Thought Police are always busy. And there is always another First World Problem to solve.

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    1. The Social Justice Warriors are jousting on the Plateau of Self-Actualization, assured that Progressive means that things can never slide backwards.

      Those of us who believe that rust never sleeps keep food in buckets.

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    2. Very well put. I imagine then that being progressive is just another strategy for wishing that Forever Growth stayed the economic paradigm. Like the "200 year fracking oil" fanatics. Bedtime stories for infant adults.

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  2. Been a few years since I heard "beaner" used. I'll bet most folks wouldn't know that was a slur from years ago.

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