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Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 24 01:54:43 UTC 2002

James A. Landau wrote:

>Speaking of ethnic slurs, an American who had lived in Europe told me that
>the Dutch tell jokes about dumb Belgians who in turn tell jokes about stingy
>Dutch (the example she gave was "How can you tell you're in the Netherlands?
>By the toilet paper hanging up to dry on the clotheslines.")

When I studied in Israel in the early 70s, that one was told (in Hebrew)
about the Scots.


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