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I knew about Chang and Eng

25 May
That’s an interesting rabbit hole:

History is always far more complicated and interesting than we think it may be.

 
14 Comments

Posted by on May 25, 2023 in America, immigration, race

 

14 responses to “I knew about Chang and Eng

  1. Will S.

    May 25, 2023 at 11:26 pm

    Reblogged this on Will S.' Random Weirdness Blog.

     
  2. feeriker

    May 26, 2023 at 9:06 am

    Yes, Chang and Eng’s story is very well known – or should be, but most people are ignorant of history.

    By the time the Civil War broke out, the twins were wealthy enough to have stopped touring and had retired to their South Carolina plantations (their wives were Southern Belle sisters). Unfortunately, they invested their fortunes in the Confederacy, which ruined them financially after the South’s defeat and they had to go back into business touring again.

    With the New Woke Order, will Chang and Eng now be vilified, their victim status as exploited Asian freaks of nature trumped by the fact that they were wealthy owners of black slaves?

     
    • Will S.

      May 26, 2023 at 11:00 am

      I suspect they will be vilified.

      Slave-owning?

      Pro-CSA?

      Clearly white supremaciss! 😉

       
  3. electricangel

    May 26, 2023 at 10:20 am

    Clearly they didn’t have divided loyalties.

     
    • Will S.

      May 26, 2023 at 11:01 am

      {Snort} lol

       
      • electricangel

        May 26, 2023 at 11:14 am

        Cheap one, I know, but you take them where you see them.

         
      • Will S.

        May 26, 2023 at 11:33 am

        🙂

         
    • feeriker

      May 26, 2023 at 3:50 pm

      🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂😂

       
  4. Will S.

    May 26, 2023 at 3:56 pm

    Ever wonder how the two conjoined twins engaged in marital intimacy with the two sisters?

    Not much privacy, just saying… 😉

     
  5. Will S.

    May 26, 2023 at 3:57 pm

    Also wondering if they slept four to a bed… 😉

     
  6. Will S.

    May 26, 2023 at 3:58 pm

    Or maybe a king bed for the conjoined twin brothers, and a single bed for each wife/sister, except when intimate. 😉

     
  7. Will S.

    May 26, 2023 at 3:59 pm

    Don’t tell me you didn’t think these things; only I had the poor taste to bring them up, publicly. 😉

     
    • fuzziewuzziebear

      May 27, 2023 at 12:13 am

      The logistics had to be complicated, but where there is a will, there must be a way. 🙂

       
      • Will S.

        May 27, 2023 at 4:24 am

        🙂

         

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