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Rutgers Hates Fat Bitches

Friday, February 25, 2005

It's times like this that the normally enormous pride I take in my Alma Mater is shaken.
Rutgers University Grills Sandwich Vendors
Wednesday, February 23, 2005
FOX News

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A student group at Rutgers University has demanded sandwich vendors on campus change the names of sandwiches that have been deemed offensive.

Some of the sandwiches, which have been voted the best "fat" sandwiches by Maxim magazine, are called; "Fat Dyke," "Fat Phillipino" [sic] and "Fat Bitch." The big bites are sold by so-called "grease trucks" on the New Jersey school's main road.

But a grease truck worker identified only as "Mr. C" told The Daily Targum, the Rutgers student newspaper, that the move was wrong.

"I'm very upset. We're all very upset," he said. "I've been selling [Fat] Bitches for 14 years." Mr. C said he has never had a complaint about the menu names. "Everybody's happy with the Bitches," he said.
Ah, yes. I remember the grease trucks. I even remember Mr. C. I graduated in 1988 and they are still there. Amazing!

As for the offensiveness, that the offended student group has issues with the sandwich names and not the offensive nature of the food itself puts this whole "controversy" into perspective.

Editorial Note: The second quote from Mr. C was taken from the article in The Daily Targum, but the Targum requires registration, so I took some license. Call it alumni privilege.