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  •  There used to be "Sambo's" restaurants ... (0+ / 0-)

    ... in California. They were coffee shops, similar to Denny's.

    The last one (Santa Barbara) closed not too long ago.

    I can remember going to the Palm Springs Sambo's, as a child. The place mats and menus were illustrated with snippets of the classic children's book, The Story of Little Black Sambo.

    The Sambo of the book was Indian, as the story was written by a Brit (Scottish woman, actually) during the Kipling/Colonial era.

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