Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Racial Sensitivity Watch II

"Get to work, my negro!"

[Via El Blog de Joy.]


Anonymous said...

You interpret it wrong to imply the headline carries a racial slur...."negro" in Spanish is "black," no more, no less. There is nothing patronizing about calling a black person "un negro."

Burro Hall said...

"Get to work, my black man!"

Way better. Thanks.

radosh said...

I'd like to freely translate it as, "Work it, nigga."

Burro Hall said...

Or very freely as, "Head nigga in charge."