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Tread carefully with your Detroit jokes. A quip spoken by Girls creator-star Lena Dunham in an interview with Howard Stern that was meant to bring the two feuding stars to a detente has been labeled "borderline racist" by a talk show writer. Dunham's joke -- a response to Stern describing her as a "a little fat girl who looks like Jonah Hill" -- came in defense of her realistic physique. "I'm not super-thin," she told the satellite radio host. "But I'm thin for, like, Detroit." The line didn't have everyone laughing, particularly those living in the 313. But beyond

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