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Branding

I had to buy new toothpaste the other day, and I knew immediately which one I wanted to buy: the racist one.

Totally not a minstrel.

Is it because I hate black people?  No.  Is it because I want to make fun of Taiwan’s marketing and bizarre sense of what’s acceptable?  Pretty much!  Probably the funniest part is that the toothpaste used to be called Darkie until it was deemed insensitive and they whited up the minstrel and changed one letter.  Problem solved!

Also, I had to get this one because I wanted to try lemon mint.  Not bad, really.

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