PRE-TEEN ASKS STEP-GRANDMOTHER WHY SHE ROLLS HER EYES WHEN SOMEONE MENTIONS THE WORD NIGERIA.

Wilmette, IL

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Today was James McCoy's Grandfather’s 86th birthday. The weather was beautiful, there was plenty of good food on the table, and a loving family sharing fond memories from the past. The day was going as smoothly as one could expect of any family gathering until the youngest of the family pipped up and asked a question. “Why do you roll your eyes, shake your head, and clench your fists until your knuckles turn white whenever someone mentions the country of Nigeria?” little James McCoy asked his grandmother.

Four generations of heads whipped around in anticipation of Ganny McCoy’s answer.

Below is a flow chart Ganny McCoy can use for future reference.

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Long story short Granny McCoy said some really out-dated words, bashed the cinematic masterpiece “Cool Runnings” (which is not about Nigeria), and made the room feel really uncomfy for a few minutes.

The gurl makes a mean apple pie tho.

-A Well-Mannered Grump