Headline: "This Week in _Columbusing_"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 9 02:14:10 UTC 2014

According to the article, the fashion mag, Elle, has announced that the
"Timberland" brand of boots - called "timbs" and hip among the the boyz in
the hood since the '90's - is "trending" among the glitterati. The writer
for Elle, herself black, got a lot of flack as a race traitor (1921: A
menace to sound, democratic racial relations, a race baiter and a _race
traitor_, [Marcus] Garvey must go.) for not making clear the connection
between hip-hop and the wearing of timbs and, even before that, their
popularity among construction workers and other members of the working

The UD:

When white people claim they have invented/discovered something that has
been around for years, decades, even centuries.
Miley Cyrus is totally Columbusing with this twerking shit.
by Meownir July 01, 2014

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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