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international postal news from all over [Jul. 1st, 2005|01:18 am]
The American Caliban
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Ladies and gentlemen, the newest stamp from the Mexican postal service, commemorating a beloved cartoon character named "Memin Pinguin".

mexican stamp


Yeah, I actually had to lj-cut a stamp. I guess there must be about 8 black people in Mexico. Reminds me of the Sambo-ish caricatures in Japan.
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[User Picture]From: dorothy_parka
2005-07-01 01:47 pm (UTC)
http://www.lacasa.es/web/conguitos/conguitos/conguitos.asp?idioma=ingl%E9s

my father brings me these when he visits south america. oy gevalt!
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[User Picture]From: fimmtiu
2005-07-02 07:41 pm (UTC)

Echolalia attack!

"/WEB/CONGUITOS/CONGUITOS/CONGUITOS"!
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[User Picture]From: bruisedhips
2005-07-01 02:27 pm (UTC)
I wonder if england ever did a gollywog stamp.

hmph
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[User Picture]From: bruisedhips
2005-07-01 03:28 pm (UTC)
this is so wrong but I have a gollywog and owen calls it "pitty the fool". He and ryan pretend its Mr. T. It's ryans fault. I take no responsibility.
Now I want marmalade.
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[User Picture]From: foo2rama
2005-07-01 05:54 pm (UTC)


I like this one the best, just gets all those loose ends of racism in one place.
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[User Picture]From: namja
2005-07-01 07:22 pm (UTC)
Bush himself did not take a stand on the flag, though, slyly, his wife, Laura, publicly stated that she does not believe the flag is racist.
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[User Picture]From: torgo_x
2005-07-02 02:54 am (UTC)

Font hell

Is that COMIC SANS!?!?
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2005-07-02 03:08 am (UTC)

Re: Font hell

T TORGOX I AM KERNING YOUR SAMBO
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