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    #1

    How you gonna pIay a brother on the Grey Poupon?

    -Sandwich?
    -Yeah, sure.
    -CouId you put that on a croissant for me?
    -CertainIy.

    -Swiss?
    -No, GorgonzoIa.

    Hey, thanks a Iot

    Yo, man, how you gonna pIay a brother
    on the Grey Poupon?



    What"how you gonna pIay a brother on the Grey Poupon" means?

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    Re: How you gonna pIay a brother on the Grey Poupon?

    "Grey Poupon" is a brand of mustard. He seems to be asking what the situation is regarding mustard.

    This would seem to be an African American dialect (or imitation of it), with the reference to himself as a "brother."

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    Re: How you gonna pIay a brother on the Grey Poupon?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Grey Poupon" is a brand of mustard. He seems to be asking what the situation is regarding mustard.

    This would seem to be an African American dialect (or imitation of it), with the reference to himself as a "brother."
    Thank you. This Englishman had no idea what that was about.

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    Re: How you gonna pIay a brother on the Grey Poupon?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Thank you. This Englishman had no idea what that was about.
    I recognised the "Grey Poupon" but that's all.

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