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As I walked to the bus stop one morning on my way to work, I overheard three men discussing what they wanted to eat for breakfast as they were about to enter the Burger King on the corner. "Maybe I'll get the Caucasian or the muffin sandwich," one said.

"Huh?" another asked. "Oh, the croissant, the croissant."

--R.A. Sliva

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