Smartshop in Gravenstraat street run some Paki?

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Smartshop in Gravenstraat street run some Paki?

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Does anybody know what is the name of te place. It's in the part of the Church.

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Ali G's :lol:
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I'm not sure, but you may be thinking about Alien Visitors at 13 Zoutsteeg.
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I might be wrong (I'm french) but isn't "Paki" a racist term?
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FroggyStyle wrote:I might be wrong (I'm french) but isn't "Paki" a racist term?
It's one of those "on the edge" kind of words, it's obviously a shortened version of Pakistani. Like many words the context in which it is used is often the factor in it becoming offensive in a racist way.
I believe it's commonly used by younger generations of Pakistani descent to self identify, in the same way that some Black people use the N word. :idea:
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thanks for your help, I've learned something today!
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In the UK at least, it's a pretty offensive term, best avoided.
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Indeed the use of the word is frowned upon here in the UK. Its still ok to call an Irishman a Paddy though :D
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It's this one: Blue Moon, Gravenstraat 15. It's built into an alcove on the outside of de Nieuwe Kerk (New Church).
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