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mince race1Washington Post, December 17, 1910. You heard the doctor: mince pie and beans are bringing about race deterioration. And not only in Connecticut and Maine.

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    • Mary, Queen of Scots
    • Posted August 5, 2009 at 4:41 pm
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    Is the Turk as the prime physical example of the species a common theme in 1910 or just a one-off from Dr. Turck?

  1. It was a new one on me. I’m more familiar with the geopolitical trope of Turkey as “the sick man of Europe.”


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