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Re: Is the Mohrenkopf a racist piece of candy?

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The question seems to be which part of Mohrenkopf is politically incorrect.
Chocolat Ammann in the Bernese mountains figures, the "Kopf" (head) is the offensive part:

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Clearly, these are now 'sexist' and no longer 'racist'!

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Clearly, these are now 'sexist' and no longer 'racist'!

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Or "elitist"? "Royalist"?
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They look like something you hang on your Christmas tree.
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Re: Is the Mohrenkopf a racist piece of candy?

heres a good list.

Redskins - considered an offensive term by native Americans.

* Chicos - a chocolate-flavoured and chocolate-coloured jelly baby some consider has racist overtones, offensive to people of Latin-American descent.

* Fags - the fake lolly cigarette was renamed and rebranded as Fads. The name was also considered offensive by homosexuals.

* Jewfish - now know as mulloway. In WA they fish for a species known locally as dhufish.

* Long or short black - What we know as a strong shot of coffee, most commonly found in Australia, New Zealand and Brazil, is know in the US as Caffe Americano.

* Coon cheese - While the term is highly-offensive in the US, ironically it's creator is one Edward William Coon of Philadelphia, who patented a fast maturation method for cheese.

* Scalliwag biscuits - formerly known as Golliwogs, images of blackfaced, curly-haired cartoonish characters have been offensive for decades, but were revived in a skit on the now-defunct Hey! Hey! It's Saturday.

* Gaytime - Sydney chef and gay icon Christine Manfield deliberately chose the name of this ice-cream and re-created it as a dessert at her now-closed Universal restaurant in Darlinghurst.

* Kaffir lime - Kaffir is a derogatory Afrikaans term for black Africans or whites who associate closely with blacks. For this reason, some South Africans refer to the fruit as K-lime.

* Coles changed the name of its own-label biscuit Creole Creams after a Queensland academic advised the word Creole had been used in a racist way to describe a person of mixed European and African ancestry.

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* Long or short black - What we know as a strong shot of coffee, most commonly found in Australia, New Zealand and Brazil, is know in the US as Caffe Americano.
Which is ironic as AFAIK the term "Americano" emerged in post WW2 Italy when American servicemen found the Italian coffee too strong and would ask the barrista to add hot water to dilute it.

So Americano was originally really an oversized portion of very watery coffee.
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So Americano was originally really an oversized portion of very watery coffee.
My wife likes it that way, but with cold water, but her roots ar Zuri-Oberland.

When I was in Sardinia on business, Caffe Americano was just coffee made in a Moka rather than at the bar.

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My wife likes it that way, but with cold water, but her roots ar Zuri-Oberland.

When I was in Sardinia on business, Caffe Americano was just coffee made in a Moka rather than at the bar.

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Actually my wife does too, and she's from Germany. Well, East Germany originally.

Makes a very strong brew using the small Bialetti pot, and then boils water with the kettle to dilute it.
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Actually my wife does too, and she's from Germany. Well, East Germany originally.

Makes a very strong brew using the small Bialetti pot, and then boils water with the kettle to dilute it.
Oddly, she also likes ristretto, and in either case, black, no sugar, as I do.

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Oddly, she also likes ristretto, and in either case, black, no sugar, as I do.

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same here, same here.
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Oddly, she also likes ristretto, and in either case, black, no sugar, as I do.

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Yup.
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Oddly, she also likes ristretto, and in either case, black, no sugar, as I do.

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you can't call it black coffee. that's racist!
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you can't call it black coffee. that's racist!
Is the word racist, ray-sist against rays?

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Is the word racist, ray-sist against rays?

tricky, especially as they are black on the top and white on the bottom.

to be on the safe side, i can recommend to be at least slightly offended by them.
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you can't call it black coffee. that's racist!
Hmmmmm...Black coffee is not racist. Mohrenkopf might....just might be cultural appreciation. Anything with sugar will be, oder?

We, the unpc but kind savages in EE call the same thing The Indians. But we were always in love with Karl May.
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you can't call it black coffee. that's racist!
Afro-american coffee then?

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Afro-american coffee then?

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you mean, afro americano?
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Oddly, she also likes ristretto, and in either case, black, no sugar, as I do.

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I like mine dark and sweet, like me.
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you can't call it black coffee. that's racist!
You kid about that, but in all honesty, I've been waiting for some overzealous American (sorry no offence to any Americans here) to ask to formally forbid the clearly racist "black" in "black coffee" for years... It'll happen sooner or later.

One of these days we'll have to forbid the word black altogether and just call it a very, very, very, very dark grey.
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Re: Is the Mohrenkopf a racist piece of candy?

We say white yoghurt back home. They say "plain" yoghurt elsewhere. Who's racist? Black/dark chocolate vs plain. Who even cares when the taste is there..? It is there and it is far from "plain".

There's no sense in splitting hairs over ancient semantics. People who use this pseudo problem in their self promoting agenda make a bad impression. But maybe "phoney" is the new "smart"?
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Re: Is the Mohrenkopf a racist piece of candy?

We have a cake called something that in English could be also translated as "black woman". One of my favourites during childhood, very similar and even better than brownies. I am sure if it's not called differently yet, it will be, very soon! :=) So all the problems in this world will be solved, once we give things a different name....

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