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Old 12-11-2017, 04:48 PM   #181 (permalink)
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What about the maple leaf, eh? I am sure that I could find examples, just not at school.

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Old 12-11-2017, 04:54 PM   #182 (permalink)
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It's not really meant to look like an anti-authoritarian statement.
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And sometimes the authoritarian jerks are on too much of a hair trigger.
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Old 12-11-2017, 07:52 PM   #183 (permalink)
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Couple says mistaken Ohio State buckeye leaf got them stopped by police
The Buckeye is the state tree of Ohio. Nice work, officer.

There are many other plants which leaves resemble weed, even more than Canadian maple.
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Old 12-11-2017, 08:01 PM   #184 (permalink)
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I read that RedPoint crochets!
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A 2009 Princeton study found that Asian-Americans need an SAT score 140 points higher than whites to get into a top private college. But compared to Hispanics, they need to score 270 points higher and compared to blacks, 450 points higher.
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Proponents of race-based admissions point to Harvard's latest student body data that shows the class of 2021 is more than 22 percent Asian-American — higher than the nearly 15 percent of African-Americans, nearly 12 percent of Latinos and 2.5 percent of Native Americans or Pacific Islanders.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-a...review-n789266

The real minorities here are those with low GPAs.
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A 2009 Princeton study found that Asian-Americans need an SAT score 140 points higher than whites to get into a top private college.
I wonder whether they're accounting for all the people who got into those so-called top private colleges only because that's where their parents (and grandparents &c) went.

FTM, why would a poor to middle-class person with any sense want to go to one of those schools, instead of a state university where you'll get as good an education (if not better) for a lot less money?
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Well, he does seem a little crotchety.
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