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What do these lyrics mean:

Et quand on l'appelait Blanche-Neige Lily
Elle se laissait plus prendre au piège Lily
Elle trouvait ça très amusant
Même s’il fallait serrer les dents Ils auraient été trop contents

What does “Blanche-Neige” imply? I don't understand what Perret meant here.

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Blanche-Neige is the name of Snow White in French (it's a literal translation, too).

In this context, considering Lily is black, it's used as a racist insult. It's used towards black women and men indifferently.

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