Re: Recommendations for Juvenile SF

From: Michael Wiik (
Date: Wed Sep 12 2001 - 17:45:02 MDT

Mike Lorrey <> wrote:

> [...] They were a racially diverse team from East Los Angeles
> whose official team name is the Compton Homies.
> Given how much native americans hate having terms referring to
> themselves used in sports team names, I am rather surprised at this
> double standard...

Hell, at the local Ames (discount department store chain) I saw a toy
vending machine dispensing 'homies' figures for 50 cents. For a few
dollars you could have your own little plastic inner city neighborhood.


Michael Wiik
Messagenet Communications Research
Washington DC Area Internet and WWW Consultants

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