It perhaps derives from a Spanish
word meaning "bandy legged" and it offends blacks. What given name is
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The offensive surname
Sambo perhaps derives from the Spanish
zambo, bandy-legged. It originally denoted
someone of mixed race, and it became a common slave name. Eventually, it became
offensive to the ex-slaves; such that the restaurant chain
Sambo's (1200 outlets) was driven out of
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