A reminder of the good old days

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 3 17:10:21 UTC 2009

Nu, so maybe this "Whoop*s*ie Goldberg" is Jewish? I'd be upset too if
I ordered a hamburger and got a cheeseburger instead.

Mark Mandel

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 1:20 AM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Whoopsie Goldberg" freaking out on [adult swim] because she was served a cheeseburger instead of a hamburger.
> Backstory: fifty years ago, black people did not eat meat and cheese together. As a consequence, when I was in the Army, we referred to ourselves as "hamburgers" and to white GI's as "cheeseburgers."
> -Wilson

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