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    Vicky

    From Wikipedia:

    The term "the dozens" is believed to refer to the devaluing on the auction block of slaves who were past their prime, who were deformed, aged or who, after years of back-breaking toil, no longer were capable of hard labor. These enslaved human beings often were sold by the dozen.

    I'm not saying that her intent was racist as a matter of fact I agree with you and think that she is just stupid. However, in a culturally diverse society it is best for folks to be aware of what they are saying and avoid a possible "macaca moment"

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