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Sunday, February 05, 2006

Good Thing She Didn't Have Buffalo Wings

I don't know how I missed Sharon Elliott's recent post at BackTrack about poor Rosa Schneckelwicz's renaming at Ellis Island.

Rosa lands with her children at Ellis Island. She is asked by the official, who speaks only English, what her name is. Rosa thinks he is asking her what she had for lunch. The official hands her a piece of paper that gives her her new name: Weiner.
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