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"I'd like to buy my husband a yarmulke of the type worn by Rudy Giuliani."
Tags:yarmulke, yarmulkes, jewish voter, jewish voters, jewish vote, giuliani, rudy giuliani, mayor, mayors, new york, new york city, candidate, candidates, presidential candidate, presidential candidates, fashion, hat, hats, fashionable, mislead, misleads, misleading, shop, shops, shopping, men's fashion, appeal, appeals, appealing, deceive, deceives, deceiving, appropriate, appropriates, appropriation, religious dress, jew, jews, jewish, demographic, demographics, campaign, campaigns, campaigning
"It's getting much harder for me to distinguish good from evil. All I'm certain about is what's appropriate and what's inappropriate."
"'Season's Greetings' looks O.K. to me. Let's run it by the legal department."
Tags:business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, meeting, meetings, boardroom, boardrooms, company, companies, corporation, corporations, corporate, holiday, holidays, appropriate, war on christmas, political correctness, politically correct, greeting, greetings, seasons greetings, holiday greetings, christmas, xmas, yule, noel, legal department, legal, lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, card, cards, greeting card, greeting cards, christmas card, christmas cards, unoffensive, modern life
"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."
Tags:new age, new age cure, new age cures, heal, healer, healers, snake oil, sucker, suckers, middle class, upper class, eastern medicine, eastern philosophy, mystic, mystics, mysticism, soho, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, cultural appropriation, balance, imbalance, imbalances, cure, cures
"Instead of just sitting around, why don't you kids go out and co-opt some black culture?"
Tags:black culture, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, appropriation, cultural appropriation, african american, african americans, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrifying, gentrification, steal, steals, stealing, co-opt, co-opts, co-opting, lazy, laziness, motivate, motivates, motivating, motivation, racial divide, racial division, racial divisions, cool, coolness
"While not a native American Indian my self I do find the term 'low man on the Totem pole' to be an offensive stereotype."
Tags:american indian, american indians, native american, native americans, indian, indians, white knight, white knights, sjw, sjws, social justice warrior, social justice warriors, appropriate, appropriating, appropriation, appropriations, totem pole, expression, expressions, cultural appropriation, social justice, stereotype, stereotypes, stereotyping, oversensitive, hypersensitive, take offense, takes offense, offensive, offence, politically correct, political correctness, pc culture, pc, corporate ladder
"The good news is it's the size of a baseball."
Tags:tumour, tumours, tumor, tumors, baseball, baseballs, sport, sports, sportsman, sporting, base ball, the game, last inning, final inning, terminal, doctor, doctors, medicine, medicines, good news, bad news, good news and bad news, apt, appropriate, hospital, hospitals, gallows humor, black humor, dark humor, gallows humour, black humour, dark humour, get well, get well soon
"It's very indoorsy."
"How appropriate is that—she's a hundred and twenty years his junior."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, tortoise, tortoises, turtle, turtles, galapagos tortoise, galapagos tortoises, reptile, reptiles, relationship, relationships, age gap, age gaps, young, old, younger, older, appropriate, inappropriate, silver fox, silver foxes, questionable, questionable relationship, questionable relationships, dating, older man, younger woman
"I understood it was to be appropriately garnished."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, order, orders, menu, menus, fish, unhappy, unsatisfied, unsatisfactory, complaint, complaints, complaining, garnish, garnishes, garnished, appropriate, inappropriate, fancy, picky, fussy, picky eater, picky eaters, fussy eater, fussy eaters, not as advertised
Man reading a "People" magazine while his bird reads a "Bird" magazine, his dog reads a "Dog" magazine and so on.
Tags:animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog, dogs, canine, canines, dog owner, dog owners, cat, cats, feline, felines, cat owner, cat owners, bird, birds, bird owner, bird owners, bug, bugs, insect, insects, reading, reader, readers, magazine, magazines, person, people, human, humans, media, book, books, literature, appropriate
"But 'Tibetan Sky Burial' sounded so cool."
Tags:sky burial, sky burials, tibetan sky burial, tibetan sky burials, buddhist, buddhists, buddhism, funeral, funeral practice, funeral practices, rite, rites, anthropologist, anthropologists, anthropology, superficial, superficiality, westerner, westerners, presume, presumptuous, uneducated, expectation, expectations, high expectations, vulture, vultures, ignorant, ignorance, new age, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, appropriation
"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."
Tags:native american, native americans, indian, indians, american indian, american indians, appropriate, appropriates, appropriation, gentrify, gentrifies, gentrification, gentrifying, diversity, diverse, branch out, branches out, branching out, career change, career changes, career path, career paths, career, careers, job, jobs, occupation, occupations
"All social work staff are now required to have appropriate qualifications...Norman's is in accountancy!"
Tags:social work, social worker, social workers, requirement, requirements, job requirements, accountant, accountants, accountancy, qualification, qualifications, qualified, job qualification, job qualifications, hiring, hiring officer, hiring officers, appropriate, tough job, tough jobs, difficult job, difficult jobs, underqualified, not qualified, understaffed
"I thought it would be appropriate to have a band playing as we went down."
Tags:business, businesses, company, companies, corporation, corporations, corporate, businessman, businessmen, businesswoman, businesswomen, meeting, meetings, boardroom, boardrooms, board meeting, board meetings, chairman, chairmen, executive, executives, ceo, ceos, c.e.o., c.e.o.s, chief executive officer, chief executive officers, boss, bosses, manager, managers, board member, board members, office, offices, office life, graph, graphs, chart, charts, decline, declining, sinking, sink, profits, profit, sinking ship, sinking ships, musician, musicians, music, musical instrument, musical instruments, musical accompaniment, band, bands, bankruptcy, insolvency, appropriate, cliche, cliches
"No. I don't want to see an all-male production of 'Little Women.' "
Tags:gender swap, gender swaps, gender-swapped role, gender-swapped roles, little women, louisa may alcott, alcott, adaptation, adaptations, adapt, adapting, production, productions, produce, produces, producing, modern life, modern times, female role, female roles, actress, actresses, actor, actors, acting, gender politics, women's roles, womens' roles, womens roles, appropriate, appropriation
"I feel like bad guys aren't as scared of me in the summer."
Tags:superhero, superheroes, hero, heroes, cape, capes, fashion, style, short, shorts, summer, summertime, season, seasons, seasonal, clothes, clothing, scared, scary, afraid, saving the day, weather, appropriate, inappropriate, clothing choices, choice of clothing, personal appearance, fashion sense, personal style, menswear, men's fashion, men's clothing, men's clothes, man, men, fighting crime, crime fighting, crime fighter, crime fighters
Underappreciated Pride Days
Tags:pride, gay pride, gay pride day, gay pride days, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, appropriation, agnostic, agnostics, agnosticism, bifocal, bifocals, special interest, special interests, special interest group, special interest groups, identity politics, protest, protests, protesting, gluten allergy, gluten allergies, coeliac, celiac, diseases, diseases
'Do you think maybe it's not a good idea to wear a red plaid sports coat to a funeral?' 'It is if it's the only sports coat you've got left that fits. I'll just try to look extra somber.'
"We'd love to come, Louise. What's appropriate attire for a closing?"
"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."
Tags:yam, yams, sweet potato, sweet potatoes, indian, indians, american indian, american indians, native american, native americans, thanksgiving, thanksgiving dinner, thanksgiving dinners, recipe, recipes, pilgrim, pilgrims, culture, cultures, extinct, extinction, extinctions, genocide, genocides, genocidal, american history, united states history, steal, steals, stealing, stolen, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, appropriation, cultural appropriation, imperialist, imperialists, imperialism, colonialism, colonialist, colonialists
Miss Manners: Inappropriate and Appropriate.
"In the interest of cultural diversity, we've hired Jason, here, who owns a number of hip-hop CDs."
Tags:cultural diversity, diversity, white male, white males, white men, outreach, outreaches, cultural outreach, boardroom, boardrooms, racial, ethnic, ethnicity, appropriation, hegemony, corporation, corporations, power structure, power structures, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, hip-hop, rap, reach out, reaches out, reaching out, racial diversity, institutional racism, bias, biases, prejudice, prejudices, appropriation, appropriate, appropriates, appropriating, bigot, bigots, casual racism, casually racist, everyday
'The following program may not be appropriate in any sense whatsoever....'
The awkwardness of one's first officeplace fist-bump.
Tags:fist, fist bump, fist-bump, fist-bumps, fist bumps, office place, officeplace, awkward, awkwardness, discomfort, uncomfortable, greet, greeting, greetings, employee, employer, manager, managers, employees, employers, cubicle, cubicles, congratulations, congratulate, congratulates, congratulatory, recognize, recognition, reward, rewards, appropriate, inappropriate, co-worker, co-workers, new job, new jobs, work environment, workplace environment