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Re: Play the white man

Posted by ESC on April 06, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Play the white man posted by Barney on April 06, 2004

: : What can anybody tell me about origins of "Play the white man" and any opinions you hold about the phrase.

: : Thanks,
: : Abe.

: It's one of those non PC phrases that generates more heat than light - hardly worth the hassle of discussion but check the archive, I'm sure it's been aired previously.

My opinion: it's very, very bad. Here's a link to a previous discussion:
http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/6/messages/412.html