[DWJ] Samoa

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Mon Feb 13 22:54:13 EST 2006

On Feb 13, 2006, at 3:57 PM, Judith Ridge wrote:

> Samoa is a country in the South Pacific—how might naming a biscuit  
> after it
> be racist? What is the biscuit like?

I seem to remember coconut and caramel, but I haven't eaten any in a  

Some of Samoa is American Samoa, so of course we have to be nervous
that we're being racist.  It's easy to do if you don't know much.  _I_  
think of any reason why calling them Samoas is racist ....


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service when it is violating all his laws.

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