||[Aug. 7th, 2013|11:43 pm]
The Question Club
Tee Cue See, is it racist if I sing a song to my cat about his having Chinese eyes? He's a wedgie Siamese, and sometimes he squinks up his eyes so that they're just almond shaped slits. The song I sing is|
Beau-Beau has sweet
Is this racist? Does singing it to a cat make it less racist? Should I change it to Asian or Eurasian eyes?
DK/DC/What a cute song: Do you sing to your pets? Lyrics, please.
ETA: Ahhh, I have whipped TQC into a vibrating froth of righteous indignation and PCness. Pavlovian response, indeed; my work here is done.
Oh, and for those who are ready to picket my house, I only sing this to my cat, and it was a frivolous question inspired by Raj Koothrappali calling everything said by anyone in reference to India "racist". Chill, y'all. I'd never run up to some random Asian stranger and start singing about Chinese eyes.