10 oct. 2007, 21h48m
this is a serious journal so fuck you all in advance
a black woman came to our workplace to give some training. a colleague of mine did what they do for every guest and offered to make them a delicious warming beverage. she asked for coffe without milk. when the colleague arrived back with the drink, he handed it to her with the words 'one black coffee', to which she replied in the most indignant tone she could muster, "IT'S NOT BLACK, IT'S 'WITHOUT MILK'".
perhaps not surprisingly most people responded very poorly to her training session. some people identified her as having a chip the size of greenland on her shoulder, some just thought she was an ungrateful fucker for the coffee thing. either way she had betrayed herself as very stupid indeed.
the pernicious rise of unregulated multiculturalism seems to teach the fact that the word 'black' exists purely to describe a skin colour. it therefore follows that common phrases such as black sheep, blackspot, black books, black market…