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SweetieD Donating Member (517 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-07-08 01:52 PM
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2. I've been in situations like that myself. I was invited to an important reception once where I was
one of the few blacks. This middle aged white lady at the table asked me "If I was the entertainment". Just like that. I checked that lady and her and her husband were sulking and making up for it the rest of the night, even getting in a few "black friend" references.
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  -From mistaken as a waiter to the most important leader in the world in 6 years grantcart  Nov-07-08 01:44 PM   #0 
  - kick  Connie_Corleone   Nov-07-08 01:49 PM   #1 
  - I've been in situations like that myself. I was invited to an important reception once where I was  SweetieD   Nov-07-08 01:52 PM   #2 
  - Stupid people-- how childish can they get??  ailsagirl   Nov-07-08 01:57 PM   #3 
  - Most of us have probably experienced similar situations. I know I have.  cyndensco   Nov-07-08 02:09 PM   #5 
  - I had a similar situation -- in reverse  nichomachus   Nov-07-08 02:19 PM   #7 
     - Reminds me of an NYC police interview of a woman who had outrun a rape attempt  eridani   Nov-08-08 03:31 AM   #10 
  - Wow. Just... wow.  Westegg   Nov-07-08 02:04 PM   #4 
  - Wow! What a story.  Window   Nov-07-08 02:18 PM   #6 
  - fear not, he'll be mistaken for a waiter again.  unblock   Nov-07-08 02:49 PM   #8 
  - No. Obama is known world-wide and will have life-long security.  cyndensco   Nov-07-08 03:49 PM   #9 
  - That reminds me of that old story about Wellington Koo, the Chinese diplomat  eridani   Nov-08-08 03:36 AM   #11 
  - Haha he stands out in a crowd the guy looks presidential,but the mag rejected the profile lol  democracy1st   Nov-08-08 04:09 AM   #12 
 

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