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17 Jan 2009, 2:43 pm

I mention that I am Jewish so I don't come across as antisemetic.

Seeming all Jews are trite. I have been around a lot of Jews in my life. Jews seem to be for the most part all the same with their sense of humor and the way they talk. I actually used to be the same way but have changed.


Am I the only person that notices this? I wonder why they all have the same type of personality.



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17 Jan 2009, 3:09 pm

An ear of corn? topic

I do not think all Jews are stooge saps, dangerfield dupes or youngman yokels.

I am not Jewish, but I think such generalizations are quite inaccurate.

There are probably many members of WP who are of that religious persuasion and might find such a broad statement silly at best, and biased at worst. :roll:


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17 Jan 2009, 3:21 pm

sartresue wrote:
An ear of corn? topic

I do not think all Jews are stooge saps, dangerfield dupes or youngman yokels.

I am not Jewish, but I think such generalizations are quite inaccurate.

There are probably many members of WP who are of that religious persuasion and might find such a broad statement silly at best, and biased at worst. :roll:


Me being Jewish, I have been around more Jews than most people and 90% of them have been as I described. It has been MY experience that the generaliztion is accurate.

Are there Christians that are trite and corny? Sure. But I am referring to only Jews.



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17 Jan 2009, 4:26 pm

Fat Mike from the punk band NOFX is Jewsih. I don't think he's anything like a Jew steriotype.



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17 Jan 2009, 4:39 pm

What do you mean by "corny?" Stereotypically Jewish? Hilariously Yiddish?



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17 Jan 2009, 4:53 pm

You mean like this dude?

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17 Jan 2009, 4:56 pm

Yup, him or Mel Brooks. :lol:



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17 Jan 2009, 5:37 pm

Because the Jews are space aliens.


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17 Jan 2009, 6:06 pm

history_of_psychiatry wrote:
Because the Jews are space aliens.


No they're not. They're just perpetually displaced.



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17 Jan 2009, 6:36 pm

slowmutant wrote:
What do you mean by "corny?" Stereotypically Jewish? Hilariously Yiddish?


I mean by defintion:

(from Oxford's English online dictionary)

corny

• adjective (cornier, corniest) trite

I looked up trite as well:

trite

• adjective (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse



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17 Jan 2009, 7:02 pm

I think it is possible to loosely describe a culture; after all it is these similarities that form the basis of a cultural identity. I worked within the Jewish community for several years and to a point understand what the OP is geting at although I dont think trite is quite the correct word. I found them to be very insular and self obsessed; hardly surprising given their history) so their jokes tend to be cultural in nature. They are very protective of their culture ( again unsurprisingly) and I suppose the amount of symbolism they put into this could be described as trite


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17 Jan 2009, 8:31 pm

Cow's stomach topic

TRIPE. Now THAT is bland. :P


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17 Jan 2009, 10:01 pm

slowmutant wrote:
history_of_psychiatry wrote:
Because the Jews are space aliens.


No they're not. They're just perpetually displaced.


I was raised Jewish. By the way, greetings Earthling.


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18 Jan 2009, 11:07 pm

Jon Stewart (Daily Show) is anything but corny.



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18 Jan 2009, 11:20 pm

Agreed. :D