Nancy Gish wrote:
> Dear Jacek,
> It was not funny, and I am shocked that it came from Gunnar. I just want
> to say that and to say how sorry I am that happened.
Perhaps Gunnar is unware that in the U.S. "Polack jokes" are a genre
with an almost allegorical subtext: they carry the burden of racism in
circles where "Sambo" jokes are no longer tolerated. I suspect that this
joke is even yet circulating re Blacks rather than Poles.