> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Beecroft [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 1:56 PM
> Subject: RE: [ZION] Very cold news sources
> -Ron-
> > network of stringers in virtually every berg in the world.
> Enjoying the mental picture of CNN correspondents huddled, shivering, on
> various icebergs floating around the north Atlantic...<

Burg it should have been.  Nice story. See comments beneath it.

> A visiting Asian* seated himself on an airplane next to the window, and
> was shortly joined by a man wearing a yarmukle.  This second man kept
> glancing over at the first with an unmistakeably hostile air.  Finally,
> after they had taken off, the man with the yarmukle turned to the Asian
> and said, "I just want you to know that I will never forgive what you
> Chinese did to us at Pearl Harbor."  Stunned, the Asian sat in silence
> for a few moments, then finally said, "It wasn't the Chinese that
> attacked Pearl Harbor; it was the Japanese.  In any case, I'm neither
> Chinese nor Japanese.  I'm Korean."  The other man replied, "Chinese,
> Japanese, Korean, what's the difference?", and turned smugly away.
> They sat in silence for a few more minutes, whereupon the Asian said to
> his seatmate, "I just want you to know that I will never forgive what
> you Pennsylvania Dutch Jews did to the Titanic."  The Jewish man looked
> askance at the Asian and said, "Don't be an idiot.  The Pennsylvania
> Dutch aren't Jews, and in any case, it was an iceberg that sank the
> Titanic."  The Asian replied, "Goldberg, Pittsburg, iceberg, what's the
> difference?"
> Stephen
> *I learned a short while ago that the term "Oriental" is now considered
> offensive, unless you're talking about restaurants ("Oriental food" is
> still acceptable, at least for the time being).  The preferred term is
> "Asian", which seems rather vague to me -- are we talking about Arabs,
> or Slavs, or Jews, or...?<<

It's only offensive to a few PC-Nazis  and guv-jocks.  I don't know a
single, ah, Occidental who prefers the non-descriptive "Asian."  Of course
they'd rather be Malayasian, Chineese, Japanese or Korean...whatever

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