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(Digital Spy)   Matt Lauer says "Indian giver" live on The Today Show, comes under fire from various organizations. If only he could take it back   (digitalspy.com ) divider line
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2012-08-07 07:34:57 AM  
6 votes:

gravybread.files.wordpress.com

Leave Matt Lauer Alone!

2012-08-07 12:38:37 AM  
5 votes:
i.imgur.com

This will not end well.
2012-08-07 06:01:10 AM  
4 votes:

namatad: who the fark uses "indian giver" these days???
LOL


coco ebert: I'd never even heard of that phrase.


strangely enough, that phrase came up yesterday when some people at the bar I was at were talking about the Sikh temple shootings.

Someone asked what Sikhism is... and India came up... and somebody said Indians... and somebody said 'dots or feathers'... and then someone said no, the correct distinction is 'casinos or 7-11s'... and then people started talking about giving Indian burns... and someone demonstrated what an Indian burn was... and then Indian giver came up... and then we talked about Wayne and Garth finally getting their Sports Illustrated football phone.
2012-08-07 12:12:38 AM  
4 votes:
25.media.tumblr.com
2012-08-07 07:32:22 AM  
3 votes:

Kevin72: Lionel Mandrake: Kevin72: For those who don't want to click the link above and enjoy laughing at bubblegum music:

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Is the the Land O' Lakes squaw? That tramp sure gets around.

Were you aware that you could fold up the Land 'O Lakes squaw's knees to breast level and they really looked like boobies?


www.presentyourstory.com
2012-08-07 06:43:48 AM  
3 votes:
I hope NBC doesn't use this opportunity to Jew him down when his contract comes up for renewal.
2012-08-07 05:50:06 AM  
3 votes:
farm8.staticflickr.com

"Chief, my people are a people of law, and that law is... No backsies".
2012-08-07 08:13:13 AM  
2 votes:
Bob Down       
 

That should jerk wound a few knees.


FIFY
2012-08-07 07:58:03 AM  
2 votes:

calbert: 'casinos or 7-11s


"Tepee or Slurpee"
2012-08-07 06:40:09 AM  
2 votes:
What an uncultured fool. The proper term is Native-American giver.
2012-08-07 12:48:05 AM  
2 votes:
In before the level of jokes gets Lauer

/and Lauer
2012-08-08 01:38:49 AM  
1 vote:
"Sorry! Sorry! 'Native American' giver."
2012-08-07 09:05:42 PM  
1 vote:

ZeroCorpse: Damn Fark and the lack of an edit button a preview option before you hit Add Comment.


Wait, what?
2012-08-07 04:44:06 PM  
1 vote:

HopScotchNSoda: Whiteston: Actually the Salutreans were technically here first (as recently discovered) so they can't claim first nations status anymore.

I usually see it spelled Solutreans.

/ not to be confused with the Silurians who were here before us monkeymen.


hmmm.....Soultrainians? Why you so racist?
2012-08-07 02:40:14 PM  
1 vote:

Whiteston: Actually the Salutreans were technically here first (as recently discovered) so they can't claim first nations status anymore.


I usually see it spelled Solutreans.

/ not to be confused with the Silurians who were here before us monkeymen.
2012-08-07 01:54:31 PM  
1 vote:

ginandbacon: Ed Finnerty: What an uncultured fool. The proper term is Native-American giver.

First Nations giver. Please.


Actually the Salutreans were technically here first (as recently discovered) so they can't claim first nations status anymore.
2012-08-07 11:56:03 AM  
1 vote:
upload.wikimedia.org
2012-08-07 11:28:24 AM  
1 vote:

EyeballKid: sphere of acceptable risk: Should have gone with 'renege'.

/and mispronounced it

ree-neej?


It is pronounced: Ree-ni*BONG*
2012-08-07 11:00:39 AM  
1 vote:

HopScotchNSoda: ZeroCorpse: assjuice: Funny how people are up in arms over an insult to primitive savages whose only modern achievement is being alcoholic welfare sponges.

You remember that when you want to gamble outside of Vegas.

As if they invented any of that. In thousands of years, not one of them in this entire hemisphere could ever even invent the wheel or metallurgy (other than making jewelry from soft metals).


25.media.tumblr.com
2012-08-07 10:25:13 AM  
1 vote:

ZeroCorpse: Indian giver is more of a slur against white people than it is against Native Americans.

It refers to the ignorance of whites who believed that the things given to them by the Native Americans were "gifts" and not what they really were: Barter offerings.

In other words, it's as much a way to say "I'm too dumb to recognize a trade when I see it" as it is to say "Someone who gives you a gift and then takes it back, later."

If European whites weren't so stupid and arrogane, they'd have realized they were being offered trade goods, not honorific gifts.


No one can fault you for effort.
2012-08-07 09:47:16 AM  
1 vote:
Casino or call center?

Little known fact (among non-Indians): that dot on the women's forehead is essentially a lottery ticket. On their wedding night, the husband scratches it off to see if he won a 7-11, Dunkin' Doughnuts, or an anesthesiology practice.
2012-08-07 08:18:39 AM  
1 vote:
and they blame Ann Curry for the downfall of the Today show?
Lauer is a boob.
2012-08-07 07:08:13 AM  
1 vote:

shotglasss: Lauer's a lib, he'll just walk away from it and the rest of the media will say nothing about his racist remark.

If a Republican had said this, Lauer would be one of the first to demand he resign in disgrace.


I live with my mom. You're actually stealing randomjsa's schtick? That's worse than Carlos Mencia.
2012-08-07 06:53:26 AM  
1 vote:
Is "Indian Summer" still OK to say? It sort of implies sneakiness, so I'm not sure.
2012-08-07 06:37:56 AM  
1 vote:
That should jerk a few knees.
Skr
2012-08-07 06:35:48 AM  
1 vote:
At least he didn't say that he was gypped. People would be traveling from all over to put him under fire.
2012-08-07 06:32:20 AM  
1 vote:

ShawnDoc: Growing up, I always thought this was a comment on how the US Government would "give" land to the Indians via treaty, and then take it back when settlers wanted it or oil/gold/whatever was discovered on it.

But apparently that's wrong.


Im not sure it is, but hell, its a chance for everyone to get their loin cloths in a bunch...
2012-08-07 03:08:30 AM  
1 vote:
who the fark uses "indian giver" these days???
LOL
 
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