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Old 07-18-2011, 11:29 AM
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Do Black People Taste Different Then White People?

This is a Cannibalism question, I'm not trying to be racist.
Do Black People Taste Different Then White People?

-Samantha Pohlman
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:33 AM
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If fed on the same diet, probably not. But I doubt that there have been any double blind studies on the matter.
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Old 07-18-2011, 11:38 AM
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As soon as I saw the thread title, I simul-thought 1) "new poster" and 2) "someone will already have posted a super-SDMB-style answer."

It's fun being right sometimes.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:00 PM
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This is a Cannibalism question, I'm not trying to be racist.
Do Black People Taste Different Then White People?

-Samantha Pohlman
Uh, Samantha, you could do this research yourself.

(What? She said taste, not eat.)
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:42 PM
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"need answer fast"?
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:46 PM
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It is easier to tell when the white person is done.
Plus you get those good grill marks.

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Old 07-18-2011, 12:47 PM
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Black people taste like coffee. That's why they don't drink it. It would be like drinking themselves.
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:59 PM
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"It's a cookbook!!!"
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:03 PM
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"It's a cookbook!!!"
Someone watched the July 4th Twilight Zone marathon!
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:07 PM
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I can't help you with your complete answer but I'm white and I taste with my tongue.

If any Black Dopers want to help out and let us know what parts of their body that they use to taste things then we can establish, at least, a random sample.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:08 PM
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I can't help you with your complete answer but I'm white and I taste with my tongue.

If any Black Dopers want to help out and let us know what parts of their body that they use to taste things then we can establish, at least, a random sample.
The OP clearly used the word "different", not "differently".
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:20 PM
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The white ones taste like coconut; the black ones taste like licorice.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:22 PM
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I assumed this was a sex question. In a way, I'm relieved.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:23 PM
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Well, there is a difference between white & dark meat, right?









Right?
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:24 PM
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I heard Michael Jackson had a washed out, almost anemic taste.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:24 PM
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The white ones taste like coconut; the black ones taste like licorice.
No, the white ones taste like mashed potatoes; the black ones taste like chocolate!
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:25 PM
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It depends on how much pineapple juice they've ingested.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:26 PM
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I take the 5th.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:28 PM
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The white ones taste like coconut; the black ones taste like licorice.
But almost everyone hates licorice.

Can't we at least be chocolate?
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:29 PM
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When Jeffery Dahmer's mother told him she didn't like his black friends, Jeffery said, "then just eat the noodles mom."
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:30 PM
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No, the white ones taste like mashed potatoes; the black ones taste like chocolate!
How about white people taste like mashed potatoes and black people taste like gravy? That way, when you eat one you have to eat the other too.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:52 PM
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How about white people taste like mashed potatoes and black people taste like gravy? That way, when you eat one you have to eat the other too.
You can also put gravy on chicken-fried steak, which is brown (and delicious!). Let's not skimp on the Hispanic love.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:00 PM
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The white ones taste like coconut; the black ones taste like licorice.
You put the latino in the coconut, you drink 'em both up.

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Old 07-18-2011, 02:13 PM
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No, the white ones taste like mashed potatoes; the black ones taste like chocolate!
  • Dark chocolate?
  • Milk chocolate?
  • With sugar or sugar-free?
  • With or without nuts?
Of course then there are those that may have a bit of chipotle added.

And, of course, it all goes out of the window when you mention flava beans and a nice Chianti.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:19 PM
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I suppose you could start by eating people of many races from a group of people who wouldn't be missed, like politicians or used-car salesmen. I'd avoid clowns, though, because they taste funny.

But on a serious note: can you tell a difference in taste between different breeds of cattle? I honestly can't for the most part, and people are much less genetically variegated than cattle. So I guess the answer would have to be "no."
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:34 PM
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Since this is about food, I'm moving it to Cafe Society.

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Old 07-18-2011, 02:38 PM
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  • With or without nuts?
You mean male of female?
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:42 PM
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White people taste like chicken,
Black people taste like ducks

But there's a reason no one really knows the answer. It's because both types of meat taste pretty fowl.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:42 PM
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It is easier to tell when the white person is done.
Plus you get those good grill marks.
Okay, but which wine do you serve?
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:52 PM
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Okay, but which wine do you serve?
One with body, I'd think.
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Old 07-18-2011, 02:55 PM
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Oh snaps. You crack me up.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:04 PM
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Back in the early 1970s, my dad was visiting the island of Kalimantan (or "Borneo") in Indonesia. He met with tribal leaders from various parts of the island, including several Dayaks who had converted to Christianity.

When my dad mentioned that he had spent the past 20 years working amongst Chinese, one old tribal leader's eyes lit up and he got a weird look on his face. He then whispered to my dad's interpreter:

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We have eaten Chinese, and they are better than pork!
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:05 PM
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Yeah, I'm giggling too. Mod joke!

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You put the latino in the coconut, you drink 'em both up.
... aaaand now I have to try to explain to my suitemate here at work why I'm ... you know what? Never mind. There's no way in hell to explain why I'm humming this now.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:09 PM
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When my dad mentioned that he had spent the past 20 years working amongst Chinese, one old tribal leader's eyes lit up and he got a weird look on his face. He then whispered to my dad's interpreter:

SPOILER:
We have eaten Chinese, and they are better than pork!
SPOILER:
But you're hungry a half hour later.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:10 PM
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Ya know, purple people are feeling left out.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:25 PM
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Ya know, purple people are feeling left out.
This thread is racist.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:32 PM
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Based on my observations, white pussy & black pussy taste just the same.
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:38 PM
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Ya know, purple people are feeling left out.
But what about Purple People Eaters?
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:43 PM
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Their lips, ( oral and pudendal ), tongues, saliva, teeth, uvula, septum, palates ( hard and soft ) and upper pharynx taste the same.

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Old 07-18-2011, 03:47 PM
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Black people taste like coffee. That's why they don't drink it. It would be like drinking themselves.
Unless they're diabetic, in which case it's mocha.

Free range Mongolians can't be beat, but they're bloody expensive due to the import duties.
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:07 PM
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Ya know, purple people are feeling left out.
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But what about Purple People Eaters?
They are why the purple people are left out. Hunted to extinction.
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:09 PM
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:30 PM
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About the same taste difference between different colored M&Ms.

Huh. Notice how there's plenty of brown M&Ms nowadays, but... what ever happened to the tan ones? That's right... replaced by the blue ones.

Reverse M&M-ism? HMMMmmmMMM?!
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:35 PM
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About the same taste difference between different colored M&Ms.

Huh. Notice how there's plenty of brown M&Ms nowadays, but... what ever happened to the tan ones? That's right... replaced by the blue ones.

Reverse M&M-ism? HMMMmmmMMM?!
They represent the Blue People.
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:58 PM
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What's black, white, and red meat all over?
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:10 PM
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Not quite, but a nice white Zinfandel pairs with either. Let's not be snobs here!
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:27 PM
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But what about Purple People Eaters?
I remember a playground argument as to whether they were people eaters who happened to be purple or whether they ate purple people.
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:34 PM
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I remember a playground argument as to whether they were people eaters who happened to be purple or whether they ate purple people.
From the lyrics.
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I said Mr. Purple People Eater, what's your line
He said it's eatin' purple people and it sure is fine.
Still not clear if the eater is purple but the people he eats are.
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Old 07-18-2011, 08:42 PM
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cannibals never roast, bake, blanch or soutee their game. it's always an outsized pot which immerses the game only up to belt level. that way they can talk to them as they simmer slowly.
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Old 07-18-2011, 09:07 PM
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Upon further thought. It turns out that people can detect the major histocompatibility complex, an important component of the immune system by scent, and it affects whether they find someone attractive or not. So, wild speculation time: Scent is a component of taste, and the different "races" might just have enough of a consistent difference in their MHCs to lend them a different taste.
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