January 26, 2005
I Am an Ignoramus...
I agree that I am generally clueless. I was, after all, a man grown before I realized that "tiger" was not the original word in "eeny meeny miny moe."
But it is too pathetic for words that it is only at 44 that someone clues me into who "the yellow rose of Texas" is:
HP: Second, it's hard to be consistent: I've heard singers edit the word "colored," but leave "yellow" (as in "The Yellow Rose of Texas"), even though "yellow" is by far the more offensive term, albeit unfamiliar to modern audiences.
Posted by DeLong at January 26, 2005 08:13 PM