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The Bellinghman
Date: 2010-04-22 11:38
Subject: Career limiting move
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A colleague recently had a car accident. It wasn't his fault - a delivery lorry reversed into his car while he was stationary waiting for a gap in traffic before pulling out into a main road. But the lorry driver didn't want to admit fault, and started abusing our Pravin, calling him a Paki and so on.

(Pravin is, technically speaking, Kenyan born of Indian ancestry, and thus our token African, since we already have Chinese and Indian born employees - we are missing a South American, with our closest yet having been a Guatemalan.)

This is possibly a little foolish on the part of the driver, who was driving a lorry for an Indian company, delivering Indian food to an Indian grocer.

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Nicolai The Hand Grenade of Courteous Debate: Owl
User: _nicolai_
Date: 2010-04-22 11:39 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Adding racially-motivated assault and threatening behaviour to causing a road traffic accident? No, not so smart...
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