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The Cucumber Factor

By Matthew Yglesias on December 11, 2008 at 3:08 am

"The Cucumber Factor"


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Ta-Nehisi Coates is getting ready to foreswear the smear against white people that we eat cucumber. And yet just yesterday here in Finland where the white people are twice as white as back home (Nordic ancestry + subarctic winter = pale), I was in fact served a sandwich of cucumbers and cheese on a croissant.


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