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A short video still featuring a woman with blonde hair and a text overlay that reads “Things I prefer in the US as a German” with American and German flag emojis, and further states “I don’t know why we don’t have bagels in Germany.”

Above this, the social media post caption reads “I can think of a reason!” The post is from “Vikram Bath @vikrambath.bsky.social.”

  • PotatoesFall
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    1 month ago

    I don’t get the joke please explain? Is the joke that bagels are bad? Because I’m German and I love bagels

    • PM_Your_Nudes_Please@lemmy.world
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      1 month ago

      The joke is that bagel shops are a Jewish food, so most bagel shops are owned and operated by Jews. And Germany did that whole holocaust thing, where they systematically tried to wipe out the Jews.

      It’d be a little bit like if a country tried to wipe out Indian people, then went “Hmm why don’t we have any good Indian restaurants?”

      • Blackmist@feddit.uk
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        1 month ago

        Not a great example though, because Britain literally conquered India and we’re full of great Indian restaurants.

        • Slotos@feddit.nl
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          1 month ago

          Did you systemically persecute Indian business owners in Britain, escalating it to ethnic cleansing?

          The analogy is historically exact.

        • Death_Equity@lemmy.world
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          1 month ago

          Britain is a cultural kleptomaniac, not remove everyone who isn’t British from their lands and make everything British.

    • Ech@lemm.ee
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      1 month ago

      In the US at least, bagels are stereotypically popular among jewish people.