Me: "But what really never made any sense to me when I was little was antisemitism. At least a garden variety racist could point out that somebody was a different color than they were, but Jews? I mean, except for the taste in hats, they're the exact same as you. For all bubba knows he might be Jewish himself..."...and don't even get me started on how farcical intramural scrums like Catholic v. Protestant or Orthodox v. Catholic look from here, especially when they take place in countries where half of nobody even goes to church in the first place.
RX: "Oh they swore they could tell. It was 'the nose'. You know, that's what 'a nose for business' originally meant..."
Me: "...heck, I could be Jewish..."
RX: "...and that's why the Ferengi in Star Trek were supposed to be space Jews. And not the good kind of space Jews like the Vulcans, either."
Me: "Well, the Starfleet officer corps was riddled with closeted Jews..."
RX: "And xenosexuals!"