"Someone called her a porch monkey
and different things like that on a regular basis."
During both encounters, the co-worker called the plaintiff a "porch monkey." After the plaintiff complained, managers discussed the matter with both the plaintiff and the co-worker, which resulted in the co-worker being issued a written warning.
On appeal, the 4th Circuit panel acknowledged that the racial epithet "porch monkey" was "highly offensive" and not to be condoned.
Randal's confusion about Anne Frank and Helen Keller ("You gotta be as blind as Anne Frank not to see that!") is superseded only by his misguided efforts to reclaim the racial slur 'porch monkey
' as a term of affection.
Clearly an American system, some are new to the British ear, such as the obscure and presumably racist "porch monkey
Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae), and Kim Dunbar (Porch Monkey
, maybe you shouldn't live in this neighborhood, or sleep with one.