The last taboo. You can laugh at ginger people, you can't laugh at 'dizzy blondes' any more. You can't demean women. But you're safe with ginger people. 'Ginger nut, fell in the cup, frightened all the fishes' EDIT: I'd forgotten the most sinister line 'the fishes came up and gobbled him up and that was the end of ginger nut' Not only a sentiment of amusement but also a wish for ginger people not to have existed.