"In the interest of cultural diversity, we've hired Jason, here, who owns a number of hip-hop CDs."
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"I love the way you make those yams. You'll have to give me the recipe before your culture is obliterated from the face of the earth."
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"I am going to SoHo. My doshas are all out of balance. Well, my kapha is hunky-dory but my pitta and vata are out of whack. Today the practitioner is going to get rid of all the stress with geranium, ylang-ylang, bergamot, and patchouli, and, of course, a little time in the steam tent."
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"Instead of just sitting around, why don't you kids go out and co-opt some black culture?"
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"I'd like to buy my husband a yarmulke of the type worn by Rudy Giuliani."
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Underappreciated Pride Days
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"Oh, I've been a rich man, a poor man, a beggar man, a thief, a doctor, a lawyer and now I'd like to try my hand at heading a native-American tribal organization."
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"But 'Tibetan Sky Burial' sounded so cool."
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