Is It Racist? - Slurs

  • Season 5, Ep 504
  • 02/26/2013
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Daniel puts together a diverse focus group to see if his made-up terms are offensive. (2:54)

- IT'S ABOUT THE PRETTIEST TIMEOF YEAR, THOUGH.

I MEAN, THOSE--THOSE TREESJUST LOOK--LOOK SO NICE

AND, YOU KNOW, I LOVE TO GETALL THOSE NICE COVERS OUT THERE.

[laughter]

- THANKS, GUYS.

- UH-OH.THAT WAS AN HONEST MISTAKE.

WHO HERE HASN'TACCIDENTALLY CALLED

ONE OF THEIR CO-WORKERSCOLORED?

IN THIS HYPERSENSITIVEDAY AND AGE,

IT'S HARD TO KNOW WHO WILL BEOFFENDED BY WHAT,

SO I CAME UP WITH A LIST OFBRAND NEW TERMS

THAT HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO RACIALCONNOTATION WHATSOEVER,

AND TO MAKE SURE THEY'RE SAFE,I FIELD-TESTED THEM

WITH AN EXTREMELY DIVERSEFOCUS GROUP.

IT'S TIME FOR"IS IT RACIST?"

THANK YOU, GUYS,FOR COMING.

I WOULD LIKE YOU JUSTTO RAISE YOUR HAND

WHENEVER YOU FEELTHE TERM I USE IS OFFENSIVE.

CREAM JOCKEY.OKAY.

WATER FLAPS.

HERE COMES A PACK OF WATERFLAPS. LOCK UP YOUR DOGS.

- UH-OH.NOW THAT DOESN'T SOUND GOOD.

YEAH, THAT DOESN'T SOUND GOOD.- OKAY, OKAY.

SUGAR TASTER.- THAT'S A LITTLE OFFENSIVE.

- WHAT DO YOU THINK"SUGAR TASTER" MEANS?

- I DON'T KNOW.

I DON'T KNOW WHY YOU THINKTHAT HE TASTES SUGAR.

- WHY DO YOU KEEP POINTINGTO THE BLACK PERSON?

- THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO KNOW.- THEY--

- "THEY"?

SADDLE SHINS.

- "SADDLE SHIN"?WHAT THAT MEAN?

- A BUNCH OF STINKIN'SADDLE SHINS.

- USE IN SENTENCE.- I JUST DID.

- THAT WAS SENTENCE?- YES.

CLINK-CLUNK.

- "CLINK-CLUNK"?

- CLINK-CLUNK.

- HEY, WE--WE DID THE RAILROADAND WE DID ALL THAT WORK,

AND THEN YOU COME BACKTO USE THIS KIND OF TERM?

- OKAY, THAT--IT'S NOTDIRECTED TOWARD ANYONE.

IT'S JUSTTHE WORD CLINK-CLUNK.

- WELL, I DON'T LIKE IT.- IT SOUNDS KIND OF OFFENSIVE.

- OKAY, OKAY. THIS ISALL GOOD RESEARCH, GUYS.

THANK YOU.

BISCUIT-NECK.

GOD HELP US IF WE EVERHAVE A BISCUIT-NECK

IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

WHY DOES "BISCUIT-NECK"OFFEND YOU?

- I DON'T KNOW.YOU SHOULDN'T SAY THAT.

- YOU SHOULDN'T SAY"BISCUIT-NECK"?

YOU GUYS ARE...

- I THOUGHT IT WAS SOMETHINGAGAINST WHITES.

- YOU THOUGHT "BISCUIT-NECK"WAS NEGATIVE TOWARD WHITES?

- YEAH.- I APPRECIATE IT.

SPOON-FACE.

- I DON'T LIKE THAT.- WHY?

- BECAUSE LOTS OF ASIANGOT ROUND FACES.

THEY MIGHT THINKYOU'RE TALKING ABOUT THEM.

- WHEN I THINK OF A SPOON,I THINK OF CONCAVE.

YOU THINK THAT'SAN ASIAN SLAM, HUH?

SPOON-FACE.- YEAH, BECAUSE--

- SPOON-FACE.

APPLE PICKER.

WHY ARE YOU OFFENDEDBY APPLE PICKER?

- 'CAUSE NO ONE CALL MEAN APPLE PICKER.

- WHAT IF YOU WERETO PICK AN APPLE?

- I'M STILL NOTAN APPLE PICKER.

LET ME FIND ONETHAT YOU ARE OKAY WITH.

WHICH ONE CAN I CALL YOU?

PINTO?- NO.

WATER FLAPS?- NO.

- CHIN BIRD?- NO.

- BUCKET DUNKER?- NO.

- DIRTY LEGS.- NAH.

- WHAT ABOUT DOOR DONKEY?- HELL NO.

- YOU FINE WITH "TEN EYES"?- TO A DEGREE.

- TEN EYES IT IS.

WELL, THANK YOU ALLFOR YOUR TIME.

YOU CAN COLLECT YOUR $10ON YOUR WAY OUT.

- $10?

- YEAH, YOU SPOON-FACEAPPLE PICKER.

CAREFUL USING THOSE TERMS,YOU GUYS.

IT'S A SLIPPERY SLOPE.

I'M PRETTY SURE YOU ALSOSHOULDN'T SAY "SLIPPERY SLOPE."

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