To boycott or not to boycott?

From last night's Egypt-Senegal game, which Egypt won (yea!):

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There was also an ad on the side of the pitch saying, "Be Fair Play - No To Racism," but I'm not sure whether it was about the Danish thing.

Do you really want to give up these things?
Lawrence Olivier in Hamlet A Great Dane Soren Kierkegaard

Vigo Morgentsen as Aragorn Danish Butter Cookies Danish pastry

Helena Christensen Danish cheese Aqua

Come to think of it, maybe they can keep Aqua.

For the serious debate, check out the comments thread on my last Danish post.
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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.